MWA Announces the 2018 Grand Masters

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Mystery Writers of America (MWA) has released the Grandmaster Award list for 2018. The Grandmaster Award is given to authors recognized for their invaluable contribution to the crime, mystery genre, who have a constant high-quality writing. The three Grandmasters chosen for 2018 are Jane Langton, William Link, and Peter Lovesey. They will receive their awards on April 26, 2018, at the  72nd Annual Edgar Awards Banquet held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. Jane Langton is a popular mystery writer and illustrator, with a career of over 40 years. Several of her books have been nominated for various awards. Her book […] Read more »

MWA Edgar Award Winners 2017

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This 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 […] Read more »

Edgar Awards Winners 2016

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The winners of the popular Edgar Allan Poe Awards are finally out for 2016. The ceremony took place yesterday, April 28 in New York at the Grand Hyatt Hotel. Hundreds of people attended as the awards seeked to honor the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and TV, all published in 2015. Here are the winners and nominees  – congrats to all! Best Novel: Winner: Let Me Die In His Footsteps by Lori Roy Also nominated: The Strangler Vine by M.J. Carter The Lady From Zagreb by Philip Kerr Life or Death by Michael Robotham Canary by Duane Swierczynski Night Life by […] Read more »

The 2016 Edgar Awards Nominees Announced

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With today’s celebration of Edgar Allan Poe’s 207th birthday, Mystery Writers of America has announced its 2016’s nominees for the Edgar Awards. The awards honor the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction as well as TV that was produced in 2015. The winners of the awards will be revealed April 28 this year, at the  70th Gala Banquet at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York City. Here are the nominees for fiction and non-fiction writing: BEST NOVEL The Strangler Vine by M.J. Carter The Lady From Zagreb by Philip Kerr Life or Death by Michael Robotham Let Me Die in His Footsteps by Lori […] Read more »

MWA Announces Nominees for the 2014 Edgar Allan Poe Awards

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This year marks the 205th anniversary of the birth of Edgar Allan Poe (January 19th), and what better homage to this great author than awarding the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and TV produced or published in 2013 during the 2014 Edgar Allan Poe Awards. There are some popular names among the nominees, along with newcomers that are well worth remembering for great things to come. The winners will be announced at the 68th Annual Edgar Awards banquet, May 1, 2014 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. Here are the nominees for fiction writing: BEST NOVEL Sandrine’s Case by Thomas H. […] Read more »