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Kel Robertson Kel Robertson i(A92764 works by)
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

'Kel Robertson grew up in country New South Wales. He has worked as a barman, labourer, industrial advocate and policy adviser. He is a graduate of a number of Australian universities..' In 2005 Robertson was living and working in Canberra.

(Source: Text Publishing website, http://www.textpublishing.com.au/)

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Awards for Works

Rook Feast 2009 2009 single work short story
— Appears in: Australian Republican Movement 1999;
2009 inaugural winner National Republican Short Story Competition
y separately published work icon Smoke and Mirrors : A Brad Chen Novel Port Adelaide : Ginninderra Press , 2008 Z1533116 2008 single work novel crime detective

'Ace detective Brad Chen is lured back to work by the double murder of a Whitlam government minister and the editor of his political memoirs. The body count rises as Chen uncovers the deadly secret behind the most momentous events in Australian political history.'

Source: Ginninderra Press website, www.ginnindrrapress.com.au (Sighted 30/09/2008)

2012 winner The National Year of Reading 2012 Our Story Collection Australian Capital Territory See NYOR Our Story winners.
2009 winner ACT Writing and Publishing Awards Fiction
2009 winner Canberra Critics Circle Awards Writing
2009 winner ACT Writers Centre's Literary Awards Fiction
2009 winner Ned Kelly Awards for Crime Writing Best Novel Joint winner with Peter Corris, Deep Water.
y separately published work icon Dead Set : An Brad Chen Novel Melbourne : Text Publishing , 2006 Z1238836 2006 single work novel crime humour

'Ace detective Brad Chen is lured back to work by the double murder of a Whitlam government minister and the editor of his political memoirs. Solving the crimes, while searching for a missing friend, Chen is plunged into the murky worlds of international espionage and organised crime. The body count rises as Chen uncovers the deadly secret behind the most momentous events in Australian political history.' (Publication summary)

2006 shortlisted Ned Kelly Awards for Crime Writing Best First Novel
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