The 2020 Ned Kelly Award winners were revealed October 14 in a virtual ceremony on Facebook.
Given by The Australian Crime Writing Association since 1995, the awards are Australia’s oldest and most prestigious prizes for crime fiction and true crime writing. Each winner receives $1000.
2020 NED KELLY AWARDS
BEST CRIME FICTION
- The Wife and the Widow by Christian White (Affirm Press)
BEST DEBUT CRIME FICTION
- Present Tense by Natalie Conyer (Clan Destine Press)
BEST TRUE CRIME
- Bowraville by Dan Box (Penguin Random House Australia)
BEST INTERNATIONAL CRIME FICTION
- The Chain by Adrian McKinty (Hachette Australia)