Sisters in Crime has announced its shortlist for the 2014 Scarlet Stiletto Awards .
Twenty-seven short stories by 23 women have been nominated for the awards, which recognise short crime stories written by Australian women.
This year’s awards include new categories for Best Story by an Indigenous Writer, Best Story with a Disabled Protagonist and Best Story with a Political Edge.
The following authors have been shortlisted:
Loren Auder (Qld); Judith Bridge (WA); Bridey Carmel (Vic); Natalie Conyer (NSW); Vicky Daddo (Vic); Beatrice David (NSW); Fiona Drury (Vic); Kylie Fox (Vic); Suzanne Frankham (Vic); Jane Lee (NSW); Katie Mills (WA); Mary-Ellen Mullane (NSW); Melanie Myers (Qld); Julianne Negri (Vic); JM Peace (Qld); Cheryl Rogers (WA); Fin J Ross (Vic); Richenda Rudman (Vic); Angela Savage (Vic); Anna Snoekstra (Vic); Frances Sutherland (Vic); Hannah Van Didden (WA); and Sandi Wallace (Vic).
The winners will be announced soon on 21 Nov. Stay Tuned.