17 July 2008

Ned Kelly Shortlists - what we reckon

For the last 2 or 3 weeks I've had a poll running on the bottom on my blog so people can say which books/authors will figure in the Ned Kelly shortlist. The longlist is here.

Here's what people think:

Best Non-Fiction
KILLING JODIE, Janet Fife-Yeomans (1)

Best First Fiction
FRANTIC, Katherine Howell (4)
VODKA DOESN'T FREEZE, Leah Giarratano (4)
THE LOW ROAD, Chris Womersley (1)
THE BUTCHERBIRD, Geoffrey Cousins (1)
MAELSTROM, Michael MacConnell (1)

Best Fiction
SHATTER, Michael Robotham (4)
SKIN & BONE, Kathryn Fox (3)
CHERRY PIE, Leigh Redhead (2)
HARUM SCARUM, Felicity Young (2)
THE CALLING, Jane Goodall (2)
FAN MAIL, PD Martin (1)
APPEAL DENIED, Peter Corris (1)
SUCKED IN, Shane Maloney (1)
SHATTERED, Gabrielle Lord (1)

The program is now available online and will be published in the Age newspaper tomorrow.

Author Marele Day will be given a LifeTime Award

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