Portrait of Emma Viskic

Emma Viskic

Emma Viskic is the Melbourne-based author of the critically acclaimed Caleb Zelic series of books, which has been published in numerous countries, including the US and UK. Resurrection Bay won the 2016 Ned Kelly Award for Best First Fiction and an unprecedented three Davitt Awards. It was iBooks Australia’s Crime Novel of the Year, and is currently shortlisted for the UK’s prestigious Gold Dagger and New Blood Awards. And Fire Came Down won the 2018 Davitt Award for Best Crime Novel and was recently launched in the UK at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. 

Also a classically trained clarinettist, Emma’s musical career ranged from performing in operas and musicals, to playing at an engagement party that ended in a brawl. She is currently working on the third novel in the Caleb Zelic series, with the help of a grant from the Australia Council for the Arts.