MY LIFE IN LIPPY AND LEOPARD PRINT
Last Thursday night we had a packed and sold out event for the CWA’s Dagger Awards 2012. Let’s start with some clarity and fact. There are 10 Dagger Awards in total. The Diamond Dagger is awarded each year by the CWA committee, from a shortlist nominated by the membership. The two essential criteria for nomination are that the authors’ careers must be marked by sustained excellence and that they must have made a significant contribution to crime fiction.