Help writing crime fiction awards

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Help writing crime fiction awards

Submit by Mail As a winner or finalist you can highlight your award on your marketing materials. You can also both download the seal to print on your book and order stickers to put on each book you have already printed. Award stickers will be available for purchase as well as Certificates.

We do not publish the names of the judges to respect their privacy. Winners in each category will be notified by e-mail and on the web site.

The difference between the Winner and Finalist books are often so small that the call might have gone either way.

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The bottom line is that being recognized as a Finalist is a high honor and something about which any author can and should be justifiably proud. Readers recognize that Finalist books are worthy of their attention and their book-buying dollars. We will notify each entry of the package's receipt via e-mail and will announce all winning entries on our web site after the judging is complete and after the date for submissions is closed for the year.

Because of the high volume of entries, it could take up to two weeks to send you the notification that we received your book. Please send one copy of the book per category entered. You can put all the categories in which you submit on one Submission Form but be sure to copy the submission form and put one in each book that you submit in each category.


All titles must have an ISBN. Published books from anywhere in the world are eligible as long as they are in English and able to be purchased in the United States. We reserve the right to move books into another category if it seems appropriate. All submissions are final.

There are no refunds.

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Please send one copy of the print version of your published book advance reader copies and galleys are not accepted per category entered. You can put all the categories in which you submit on one Submission Form but be sure to copy the submission form and put it in each book you submit in each category.

All titles must have an ISBN and be published books. Please make checks payable to:NEW WELSH WRITING AWARDS Call for Entries. Judge & co-judge Gwen Davies.

I’m Gwen Davies, editor of New Welsh Review. This is my fifth year judging these Awards, for which I am this year sole judge in one category and co-judge in the other. About Scandinavian Crime Fiction. With its bleak urban environments, psychologically compelling heroes and socially engaged plots, Scandinavian crime writing has captured the imaginations of a global audience in the 21st century.

The Swedish Crime Writers' Academy (Swedish: Svenska Deckarakademin), is a Swedish organization set up in to promote the writing of detective fiction and crime fiction.


Originally, the academy had 13 elected members; today the number of members is Finn’s debut is this year’s only winner of the coveted Booklist daily double—a slot on both our top 10 and crime-fiction debut lists. See above for a description of this remarkable novel, which has been optioned for a film with Tracy Letts writing the screenplay.

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