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Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Ned Kelly Award (1996-2010)

From Ned Kelly Awards accessed 9/8/10

The Ned Kelly Award winners for 2010 were announced on Friday, September 3 at the Melbourne Writers Festival Club, ACMI.

The 2010 winners are:
Best First Fiction: Mark Dapin, King of the Cross, Macmillan
Best True Crime: Kathy Marks, Pitcairn: Paradise Lost, Harper Collins
Best Fiction: Garry Disher, Wyatt Text
SD Harvey Short Story: Zane Lovitt, Leaving the Fountainhead
Lifetime Achievement: Peter Doyle

Best First Fiction: Nick Gadd, Ghostlines
Best True Crime: Chloe Hooper, The Tall Man
Best Fiction (Tie): Peter Corris, Deep Water Kel Robertson, Smoke & Mirrors
Lifetime Achievement Awards: Shane Maloney

Best First Fiction: Chris Womersley, The Low Road, (Scribe)
Best True Crime: Evan McHugh, Red Centre, Dead Heart
Best Fiction: Michael Robotham, Shatter (Hachette Livre)
Lifetime Achievement Awards: Marele Day

Best First Fiction: Adrian Hyland, Diamond Dove (Text)
Best True Crime (Tie): Liz Porter, Written On The Skin (Macmillan) and
Debi Marshall, Killing For Pleasure: The Definitive Story of the Snowtown Murders (Random House)
Best Fiction: Gary Disher, Chain of Evidence (Text)
Lifetime Achievement Awards: Sandra Harvey and Lindsay Simpson

Best First Novel: Wendy James, Out of the Silence Random House
Best True Crime: Lachlan McCulloch, Packing Death Sly Ink
Best Fiction (Tie): Chris Nyst, Crook as Rookwood Harper Collins and Peter Temple, The Broken Shore Text
Lifetime Achievement Awards: Andrew Rule and John Silvester

Best First Fiction: Malcolm Knox, A Private Man
Best Novel Michael Rowbotham, Lost
Best True Crime (Tie): Helen Garner, Jo Cinque’s Consolation and Tony Reeves, Mr Big
Lifetime Achievement Award: Stuart Coupe

Best First Fiction (Tie): Jane R Goodall, The Walker and Wayne Grogan, Junkie Pilgrim
Best Fiction: Jon Cleary, Degrees of Connection
Best True Crime: Peter Rees, Killing Juanita
Lifetime Achievement Award: Investigative journalist, Bob Bottom

Best First Fiction: Alex Palmer, Blood Redemption
Best Fiction: Peter Temple, White Dog
Best True Crime Peter Lalor, Blood Stain
Lifetime Achievement Award: Kerry Greenwood

Best First Fiction (Tie): Bunty Avieson, Apartment 255 and Emma Darcy, Who Killed Angelique?
Best Fiction: Gabrielle Lord, Death Delights
Best True Crime (Tie): Larry Writer, Razor and Mike Richards, The Hanged Man
Best Teenage/Young Adult: Ken Catran, Blue Murder
Readers Vote: Bunty Avieson, Apartment 255
Lifetime Achievement Award: Patrick Gallagher, Managing Director, Allan & Unwin

Best First Fiction: Andrew McGahan, Last Drinks
Best Fiction (Tie): Peter Temple, Dead Point and Andrew Masterson, The Second Coming
Best True Crime: Estelle Blackburn, Broken Lives
Readers Vote: Lindy Cameron, Bleeding Hearts
Lifetime Achievement Award: Stephen Knight

Best First Fiction: Marshall Browne, The Wooden Leg of Inspector Anders
Best Fiction: Peter Temple, Shooting Star
Best True Crime (Tie): John Dale, Huckstepp: A Dangerous Life and Andrew Rule and John Silvester, Underbelly 3

Best First Fiction: Andrew Masterson, The Last Days
Best Fiction: Peter Doyle, Amaze Your Friends
Lifetime Achievement Award: Peter Corris

Best First Fiction (Tie): Peter Temple, Bad Debts and Peter Doyle, Get Rich Quick
Best Fiction: Shane Maloney, Brush Off
Best Non-Fiction How to write crime edited by Marele Day Lifetime Contribution Awarded to Alan Yates (aka Carter Brown)

Best First Fiction: John Dale, Dark Angel
Best Novel (Tie): Barry Maitland, The Malcontenta and Paul Thomas, Inside Dope
Lifetime Achievement Award: Jon Cleary

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