Saturday, 13 September 2014





Emma Viskic is the author of the multi-award-winning Caleb Zelic series. Her critically acclaimed debut novel, RESURRECTION BAY, won the 2016  Ned Kelly Award for Best First Fiction, 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.


Emma studied Australian sign language (Auslan) in order to research the character of Caleb Zelic in RESURRECTION BAY. The second Caleb Zelic book, AND FIRE CAME DOWN, is out  now in Australia. Coming soon to the US and UK...



Also a classically trained clarinettist, Emma's musical career has ranged from performing with José  Carreras and Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, to busking in the London Underground. She lives in Melbourne and divides her time between writing, performing, and teaching.

Latest News



Pushkin Press buys the UK, US rights to AND FIRE CAME DOWN

The wonderful Pushkin Press will be publishing RESURRECTION BAY in the UK August 2017, US 2018. Dates for AND FIRE CAME DOWN to come.

















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