Saturday, 13 September 2014

Emma Viskic is an award-winning Australian crime writer. Her critically acclaimed debut novel, RESURRECTION BAY, won the 2016  Ned Kelly Award for Best Debut, as well as an unprecedented three Davitt Awards: Best Adult Novel, Best Debut, and Readers' Choice. Resurrection Bay was iBooks Australia's Crime Novel of the Year in 2015.

Also a classical clarinettist, Emma's musical career has ranged from performing with José  Carreras and Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, to busking in the London Underground.

Emma studied Auslan in order to research the character of Caleb Zelic. She is currently writing the second in the Caleb Zelic series, AND FIRE CAME DOWN, with the help of a grant from VicArts.

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Thrilled to announce that RESURRECTION BAY has won the Ned Kelly Award for Best First Fiction, as well as three Davitt Awards: Best Adult Novel, joint Best Debut, and Readers' Choice.

(Emma with Liane Moriarty at the Sisters in Crime Davitt Awards)