Home » Calendars » Opportunities and Competitions » The Ned Kelly Awards

The Ned Kelly Awards

Date: Fri March 15 2024 1:33 pm to Mon April 15 2024 11:00 pm

The Australian Crime Writers Association is proud to launch the 2024 Ned Kelly Awards for Australian crime writers. 

The Ned Kelly Awards are Australia’s oldest and most prestigious award, honouring published crime fiction and true crime writing. The awards are among the highlights of the Australian publishing and literary calendar and they celebrate the very best crime writing has to offer.

The 2024 award categories are:
Best Crime Fiction, Best Debut Crime Fiction, Best True Crime and Best International Crime Fiction (published in Australia).

Entries close: Monday 15 April, 2024 (11.59pm AEST)

A shortlist for each award category is expected to be announced in early August and the winners to be announced in early September, 2024.

For more information about the awards and how to enter, visit the Australian Crime Writers Association website here.

Scroll to Top