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Emma Viskic Emma Viskic i(6630877 works by)
Gender: Female
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Author of crime fiction, notably the Caleb Zelic series, beginning with Resurrection Bay in 2015.

Viskic is also a classically trained clarinettist, who has studied at the Victorian College of the Arts and the Rotterdam Conservatorium.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2020 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships Arts Projects for Individuals and Groups $47,000 
2019 recipient Australia Council Literature Board Grants Grants for Developing Writers

 $25,000 career development grant 

2018 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships Development Grants Individuals and Groups


Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Darkness for Light South Melbourne : Echo Publishing , 2019 17237946 2019 single work novel crime

'After heartbreak and trauma, Caleb Zelic is beginning to rebuild his life. He has a new home, a new business and the chance of a happy love life. But people in power have other ideas. Caleb's double-crossing business partner, Frankie, has something they want, and they're after Caleb to get it. On the hunt for Frankie and information, Caleb is drawn into a world of high-level corruption and dark political deals. The secrets he uncovers could endanger him and everything he holds dear.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2020 joint winner Davitt Award Readers' Choice Award
2020 longlisted Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
y separately published work icon And Fire Came Down Richmond : Echo Publishing , 2017 11614862 2017 single work novel thriller

'Deaf since early childhood, Caleb Zelic used to meet life head-on. Now he’s struggling just to get through the day. His best mate is dead, his ex-wife, Kat, is avoiding him, and nightmares haunt his waking hours.

'But when a young woman is killed after pleading for his help in sign language, Caleb is determined to find out who she was. And the trail leads straight to his hometown, Resurrection Bay. The town is on bushfire alert and simmering with racial tensions. As he delves deeper, Caleb uncovers secrets that could threaten his life and any chance of reuniting with Kat. Driven by his demons, he pushes on. But who is he willing to sacrifice along the way? ' (Publication summary)

2019 longlisted International Awards International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award
2018 winner Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
2018 longlisted APA Book Design Awards Best Designed Commercial Fiction Cover
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