Wednesday, October 03, 2007

2008 CWA Dagger Entry details

From the CWA website:
Entries are now invited for the 2008 Daggers, the prestigious awards that celebrate the very best in crime and thriller writing. In all there are ten awards in contention, and nominations are invited for the Duncan Lawrie, International, Steel, Non-Fiction and New Blood Daggers.

Any UK publisher may enter books provided that the book is relevant to the appropriate award and was published between June 1 2007 and May 31 2008. (For the biennial Non-Fiction Dagger the earlier date is June 1 2006.) The final closing date is April 17 2008. Further details, including how to obtain the full rules and entry form, are on the 2008 Daggers pages.

The 2008 Debut Dagger Competition will open on 15 November 2007 and close on February 15 2008. The rules are currently being finalised and they will be posted on this website in mid-October.

The judges for the International Dagger are:
Chair: Adrian Muller
Ruth Morse
Peter Guttridge
Susanna Yager

Possible candidates for the International Dagger include so far:-
Boris Akunin - The State Counsellor
Michel Benoit - The Thirteenth Apostle
Andrea Camilleri - Rounding the Mark
Andrea Camilleri - The Patience of the Spider
Ottavio Cappellani - Who Is Lou Sciortino?
Gianrico Carofiglio - The Past Is Another Country
Gianrico Carofiglio - Reasonable Doubts
K O Dahl - The Man in the Window
Annauld Delalande - The Dante Trap
Ake Edwardson - Frozen Tracks
Karin Fossum - Black Seconds
Michele Giuttari - A Florentine Death
Friedrich Glauser - The Spoke
Juan Gomez-Jurado - God's Spy
Frode Grytten - The Shadow in the River
Petra Hammesfahr - The Sinner
Peter Hoeg - The Quiet Girl
Anne Holt - The Final Murder (apa What Never Happens)
Arnaldur Indridason - The Draining Lake
Claude Izner - The Pere-Lachaise Mystery
Mari Jungstedt - Unspoken
Marek Krajewski - Death in Breslau
Stieg Larsson - The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Camilla Leckberg - The Ice Princess
Carlo Lucarelli - The Damned Season
Henning Mankell - Kennedy's Brain
Dominique Manotti - Lorraine Connection
Deon Meyer - Devil's Peak
Julia Navarro - The Bible of Clay
Jo Nesbo - House of Pain
Arturo Perez-Reverte - The Painter of Battles
Rafael Reig - A Pretty Face
Andrei Rubanov - Do Time Get Time
Bernhard Schlink - Self's Deception
Yrsa Sigurdardottir - Last Rituals
Mehmet Murat Somer - The Prophet Murders
Martin Suter - A Deal with the Devil
Fred Vargas - This Night's Foul Work
Domingo Villar - Blue-Water Eyes

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