Mystery Writers of America announces the following Awards: Grand Master: Martha Grimes. 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 a body of work that is both significant and of consistent high quality.
Ellery Queen Award: Joe Meyers. The Ellery Queen award is given to editors or publishers who have distinguished themselves by their generous and wide-ranging support of the genre.
2012 Raven Awards:M is for Mystery in San Mateo, CA and Molly Weston of Meritorious Mysteries. This award recognizes outstanding achievement in the mystery field outside the realm of creative writing.
The Awards will be presented at The Edgar Awards Banquet in New York City on Thursday, April 26, 2012.