Monday, 31 August 2015

2015 Davitt Awards

The 2015 Davitt Awards were announced on Saturday 15th August in Melbourne.  The Awards are now in their 15th year and author Sophie Hannah presented the Awards at the gala dinner.

Adult Fiction
Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

Young Adult Fiction
Every Word by Ellie Marney (Allen & Unwin)

Children’s Novels
Withering-by-Sea by Judith Rossell (HarperCollins Australia)

Non Fiction
Last Woman Hanged by Caroline Overington (HarperCollins Australia)

Debut Novel
Intruder by Christine Bongers (Woolshed Press – a Random House imprint)

The awards are named in honour of Ellen Davitt (1812-1879) who wrote Australia’s first mystery novel, Force and Fraud, in 1865.

The shortlist of all the nominated books can be found here.

Congratulations to all the winners!

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