Gala dinner - 19th Davitt Awards for best crime books by Australian women

Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 18:30
Sisters in Crime

Frock up (or suit up) and join us for a special three-course dinner as we present the Sisters in Crime annual Davitt Awards. This year, our international guest is renowned New Zealand author Joanne Drayton, who will discuss her life in crime with author Emma Viskic before presenting the awards.

This year a record 127 books written by Australian women and published in 2018 are competing for the Davitts in six categories: Best Adult Crime Novel, Best Children’s Crime Novel, Best Young Adult Crime Novel, Best True Crime Book, Best Debut Book (any category) and Readers’ Choice, as judged by members of Sisters in Crime.

$60 (no concession)
Drinks at bar prices
Men or ‘brothers-in-law’ welcome
Bookings essential by Wednesday 28 August through Eventbrite
Book individually or for groups of any size
Vegetarian/vegan/gluten-free and other dietary requirements can be catered for

The Rising Sun Hotel (upstairs – no lift)
cnr Raglan Street and Eastern Road, South Melbourne