Davitt Literary Award

The Davitt Awards (named in honour of Ellen Davitt (1812-1879) who wrote Australia's first mystery novel, Force and Fraud in 1865) are presented annually by the Sisters in Crime Australia association. The awards are presented for Australian crime fiction, by women, for both adults and young adults. They were established in 2001 to mark the 10th anniversary of the association.

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Banking Bad
Book - 2019 Winner, Best Non-fiction, 2020
Nominees: Adele Ferguson
Position: 1
ANF 332.10994 FERG
Available in some locations
Darkness for Light
Book - 2019 Winner, Readers' Choice, 2020
Nominees: Emma Viskic
Position: 1
AF VISK
Available in some locations
Eight Lives
Book - 2019 Winner, Best Debut, 2020
Nominees: Susan Hurley
Position: 1
AF HURL
Available in some locations
Four Dead Queens
Book - 2019 Winner, Best Young Adult Novel, 2020
Nominees: Astrid Scholte
Position: 1
YF SCHO
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See What You Made Me Do
Book - 2019 __award_status_short list__, Best Non-fiction, 2020
Nominees: Jess Hill
Position: 2
ANF 362.8292 HILL
Available in some locations
The girl in the mirror
The girl in the mirror
The girl in the mirror
Book Winner, Children's Crime Novel, 2020
Nominees: Jenny Blackford
Position: 1
The Scholar
Book - 2019 Winner, Readers' Choice, 2020
Nominees: Dervla McTiernan
Position: 1
AF M'TIE
Available in some locations
The Trespassers
Book - 2019 Winner, Best Adult Novel, 2020
Nominees: Meg Mundell
Position: 1
AF MUND
Available in some locations
After the Lights Go Out
Book - 2018 __award_status_short list__, Best Young Adult Novel, 2019
Nominees: Lili Wilkinson
Position: 2
YF WILK
Available in some locations
Eggshell Skull
Eggshell Skull
Eggshell Skull A Memoir About Standing Up, Speaking Out and Fighting Back By Lee, Bri
Book - 2018 Winner, Best Debut, 2019
Nominees: Bri Lee
Position: 1
B 340.092 LEE
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