MWA Edgar Award Winners 2017

Edgar Allan Poe AwardsThis year the  Edgar® Awards were presented to the winners at the 71st Gala Banquet, April 27, 2017 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City.

Here are the winners in each category:

Best Novel
Before the Fall by Noah Hawley (Hachette Book Group – Grand Central Publishing)

Best First Novel by an American Author
Under the Harrow by Flynn Berry (Penguin Random House – Penguin Books)

Best Paperback Original

Rain Dogs by Adrian McKinty (Prometheus Books – Seventh Street Books)

Best Fact Crime
The Wicked Boy: The Mystery of a Victorian Child Murderer by Kate Summerscale (Penguin Random House – Penguin Press)

Best Critical/Biographical

Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life by Ruth Franklin (W.W. Norton – Liveright)

Best Short Story
“Autumn at the Automat” – In Sunlight or in Shadow by Lawrence Block (Pegasus Books)

Best Juvenile
OCDaniel by Wesley King (Simon & Schuster – Paula Wiseman Books)

Best Young Adult
Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse (Hachette Book Group – Little, Brown BFYR)

Best Television Episode Teleplay
“A Blade of Grass” – Penny Dreadful, Teleplay by John Logan (Showtime)

Robert. L. Fish Memorial Award
“The Truth of the Moment” – Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine by E. Gabriel Flores (Dell Magazines)

Grand Master
Max Allan Collins
Ellen Hart

Raven Awards
Dru Ann Love

Ellery Queen Award
Neil Nyren

The Simon & Schuster – Mmary Higgins Clark Award
The Shattered Tree by Charles Todd (HarperCollins Publishers – William Morrow)

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