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John Ibrahim has won the inaugural Danger Prize at the BAD Sydney Crime Writers Festival for his memoir Last King of the Cross. “This is my first literary award and I am humbled,” Mr Ibrahim said. “I’ve done a lot of things in my life, but this is a new experience.” Mark Morri, chair of the judging panel, said of Last King of the Cross, “The judges found the book lively, and also informative. It’s in the tradition of immigrant autobiography, but takes that in some interesting directions. It tells us a …

Last King of the Cross by John Ibrahim and The Contractor by Mark Abernethy have been long-listed for the Ned Kelly Award for Best True Crime in 2018. The Australian Crime Writers Association will announce the final prize at the Melbourne Writers Festival next month. The Ned Kelly Awards are Australia’s oldest and most prestigious prizes honouring our published crime fiction and true crime writing. Best of luck to John and Mark!