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Marele Day

Marele Day is the award-winning author of four crime novels - The Life and Crimes of Harry Lavender, The Case of the Chinese Boxes, The Last Tango of Dolores Delgado (USA Shamus Award, 1992) The Disappearances of Madalena Grimaldi - and editor of How to Write Crime (Ned Kelly Award, 1996). Her bestselling literary novel, Lambs of God, was published to acclaim in Australia and overseas. She has also published a collection of crime-comedy stories, Mavis Levack, PI, and most recently, Mrs Cook: The Real and Imagined Life of the Captainís Wife.

Marele Day will be appearing:

The Ned Kelly Awards celebrate Australian crime writing, in the fields of fiction and non fiction, in a three-part event: an address by Rhys Muldoon, a crime debate, and awards presentations.