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Sisters in Crime’s 21st Davitt Awards Dinner

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Rising Sun Hotel

2 Raglan Street

Upstairs - no lift

South Melbourne, VIC 3205

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Sisters in Crime 21st Davitt Awards, proudly supported by Swinburne University of Technology, Department of Media and Communication

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6.30 for 7.30pm, Saturday 28 August - Rising Sun Hotel , South Melbourne

Bookings essential by midnight, Tuesday 24 August (should COVID restrictions require cancellation, a full refund will be given)

Frock (or suit) up and join us for an à la carte dinner as we present Sisters in Crime’s annual Davitt Awards for the best crime books by Australian women published in 2020.

This year, our guest is Debra Oswald, award-winning playwright, screenwriter and novelist, who will discuss her life in crime with Tara Mitchell, Vice-President of Sisters in Crime, before presenting the awards.

An amazing 127 books are competing for the 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. You can find the longlist on our website here.

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$30 / $25 Sisters in Crime members / $15 Youth

Meals paid for separately. À la carte menu includes vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free dishes. Drinks at bar prices. Book individually or in groups of any size.

Men or ‘Brothers-in-Law’ welcome

Venue

Rising Sun Hotel (upstairs – no lift)

cnr Raglan Street and Eastern Road, South Melbourne

Melways map 57 H2

Free on-street parking

Trams 1, 12 or 55 or St Kilda Road trams

Sun Bookshop stall

Sisters in Crime members receive a 10% discount

Additional information

Carmel Shute, Secretary and National Convenor

0412 569 356 or admin@sistersincrime.org.au

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Rising Sun Hotel

2 Raglan Street

Upstairs - no lift

South Melbourne, VIC 3205

Australia

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Sisters in Crime Australia is a 500+ member strong organisation promoting and supporting women crime writers across all genres. Sisters in Crime Australia currently have chapters in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Perth and Brisbane. Sisters in Crime has no paid staff or funding – just keen volunteers! Sisters in Crime Australia hosts a busy yearly calendar of events including interview panels, debates, book launches, quiz nights and tours of places such as the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine and the Victoria Police Museum. Events are open to members of the public. Men or ‘brothers in law’ are welcome to attend events and join. Checkout our website, follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and join our newsletter A Stab in the Dark email list to keep up with our current events.

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