Crime Writers of Canada 2014 Arthur Ellis Award winners, including the winner of the CWC Grand Master Award for Crime Writing in Canada.
The Devil’s Making (Stone Flower Press)
Best First Novel
J. Kent Messum Bait (Penguin Canada)
The Goddaughter’s Revenge (Orca Books)
Best Short Story
Footprints in Water (Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine)
Best Book in French
Maureen Martineau L’enfant promis (La courte échelle)
Elizabeth MacLeod Bones Never Lie (Annick Press)
Best Unpublished First Novel (Unhanged Arthur)
This is the inaugural year of the CWC Grand Master Award, intended to recognize Canadian crime writers who have a substantial body of work that has garnered national and international recognition.
This year’s winner of the CWC Grand Master Award is Howard Engel, the author of the award winning Benny Cooperman detective series. A mainstay of the Canadian crime writing
scene for many years, Mr. Engel helped put Canadian crime writing on the map at a time when few mysteries were set in this country.
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