2017 Anthony Award Nominees May17

2017 Anthony Award Nominees

About the Anthony Awards: The Anthony Award is named for the late Anthony Boucher (William Anthony Parker White), well-known writer and critic from the New York Times, who helped found the Mystery Writers of America.   ANTHONY AWARD NOMINATIONS Best Novel You Will Know Me – Megan Abbott [Little, Brown] Where It Hurts – Reed Farrel Coleman [G.P. Putnam’s Sons] Red Right Hand – Chris Holm [Mulholland] Wilde Lake – Laura Lippman [William Morrow] A Great Reckoning – Louise Penny [Minotaur]   Best First Novel Dodgers – Bill Beverly [Crown] IQ – Joe Ide [Mulholland] Decanting a Murder – Nadine Nettmann [Midnight Ink] Design for...

Submissions Open for Eleanor Taylor Bland Crime Fiction Writers of Color Award! Apr17

Submissions Open for Eleanor Taylor Bland Crime Fi...

SISTERS IN CRIME OPENS SUBMISSIONS FOR 2017 ELEANOR TAYLOR BLAND CRIME FICTION WRITERS OF COLOR AWARD The award benefits an emerging writer of color in the crime fiction genre  4/14/17 – Sisters in Crime (SinC) announced today that submissions open April 15, 2017 for the fourth annual Eleanor Taylor Bland Crime Fiction Writers of Color Award, which honors the memory of pioneering African-American crime fiction author Eleanor Taylor Bland with a $1,500 grant to an emerging writer of color, male or female, who has not yet published a full-length work.  “The Eleanor Taylor Bland Award is a vital component in our efforts to strengthen the...

IACW Hammett Prize 2016 nominees Feb09

IACW Hammett Prize 2016 nominees

The International Association of Crime Writers have announced the nominees for the 2016 Hammett Award. THE SECOND LIFE OF NICK MASON by Steve Hamilton (Putnam) THE DRIFTER by Nicholas Petrie (Putnam) THE WHITE DEVIL by Domenic Stansberry (Molotov Editions) REVOLVER by Duane Swierczynki (Mulholland) THE BIG NOTHING by Bob Truluck (Murmur...

Max Allan Collins, Ellen Hart named MWA’s 2017 Grand Masters Nov30

Max Allan Collins, Ellen Hart named MWA’s 20...

The Mystery Writers of America have announced the 2017 Grand Masters, as well as the recipients of the Raven and Ellery Queen Awards.   On April 27th, Max Allan Collins and Ellen Hart will be presented with the MWA Grand Master award. MWA’s Grand Master Award represents the pinnacle of achievement in mystery writing and was established to acknowledge important contributions to this genre, as well as for a body of work that is both significant and of consistent high quality. Mr. Collins and Ms. Hart will receive their awards at the 71st Annual Edgar Awards Banquet, which will be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. When told...

Mike Cooper awarded inaugural Mysterious Press Award Oct24

Mike Cooper awarded inaugural Mysterious Press Awa...

Otto Penzler, at the Frankfurt Book Fair, announced that Mike Cooper was the first ever recipient of The Mysterious Press Award. Cooper will receive $25,000 (an advance against royalties) and have MP publish THE DOWNSIDE, the manuscript that won him the award, in E-book format. In an age of cyber-crime, Finn is the last hardhat: He’s never stolen anything weighing less than five tons. Now fresh out of prison and flat broke, he’s got a line on his biggest job ever. Cracking the most heavily guarded private vault in North America? No problem. Hauling $50 million of precious metal out past guards, dozens of policemen, and an...

2016 CWA Dagger Award Winners Oct11

2016 CWA Dagger Award Winners

Tonight, at an Awards Gala Dinner, in London,  the CWA announced the winners of the 2016 Dagger Awards. CWA GOLDSBORO GOLD DAGGER Dodgers, Bill Beverly, No Exit Press Rest of the Shortlist: Black Widow, Christopher Brookmyre, Little Brown Real Tigers, Mick Herron, John Murray Blood Salt Water, Denise Mina, Orion CWA IAN FLEMING STEEL DAGGER  The Cartel, Don Winslow, William Heinemann Rest of the Shortlist: Rain Dogs, Adrian McKinty, Serpent’s Tail Real Tigers, Mick Herron, John Murray Make Me, Lee Child, Bantam Press CWA INTERNATIONAL DAGGER The Great Swindle, Pierre Lemaître, (Translator Frank Wynne), Quercus/Maclehose Rest of the...