The 2012 shortlist for the Ned Kelly Awards have been announced -
Cold Case Files by Liz Porter (Pan Macmillan)
Call Me Cruel by Michael Duffy (Allen & Unwin)
Sins of the Father by Eamonn Duff (Allen & Unwin)
Best First Fiction
The Courier’s New Bicycle by Kim Westwood (Harper Collins)
The Cartographer by Peter Twohig (Harper Collins)
When We Have Wings by Claire Corbett (Allen & Unwin)
The Life by Malcolm Knox (Allen & Unwin)
Chelsea Mansions by Barry Maitland (Allen & Unwin)
Pig Boy by J.C. Burke (Random House)
The SD Harvey Short Story will be announced later.
A full list of the nominations can be found here.