Thursday, April 25, 2019

EDGAR AWARD WINNERS 2019

Mystery Writers of America announced the Winners of the 2019 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2018. Congratulations to all!

BEST NOVEL
Down the River Unto the Sea by Walter Mosley (Hachette Book Group - Mulholland)

BEST FIRST NOVEL BY AN AMERICAN AUTHOR
Bearskin by James A. McLaughlin (HarperCollins Publishers - Ecco)

BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL
If I Die Tonight by Alison Gaylin (HarperCollins Publishers – William Morrow)

BEST FACT CRIME
Tinderbox: The Untold Story of the Up Stairs Lounge First and the Rise of Gay Liberation by Robert W. Fieseler (W.W. Norton & Company - Liveright)

BEST CRITICAL/BIOGRAPHICAL
Classic American Crime Fiction of the 1920s by Leslie S. Klinger (Pegasus Books)

BEST SHORT STORY
“English 398: Fiction Workshop” – Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine by Art Taylor (Dell Magazines)

BEST JUVENILE
Otherwood by Pete Hautman (Candlewick Press)

BEST YOUNG ADULT
Sadie by Courtney Summers (Wednesday Books)

BEST TELEVISION EPISODE TELEPLAY
“The One That Holds Everything” – The Romanoffs, Teleplay by Matthew Weiner & Donald Joh (Amazon Prime Video)

ROBERT L. FISH MEMORIAL AWARD

“How Does He Die This Time?” – Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine by Nancy Novick (Dell Magazines)
  
THE SIMON & SCHUSTER MARY HIGGINS CLARK AWARD
The Widows of Malabar Hill by Sujata Massey (Soho Press – Soho Crime)

THE G.P. PUTNAM’S SONS SUE GRAFTON MEMORIAL AWARD
Shell Game by Sara Paretsky (HarperCollins – William Morrow)


GRAND MASTER 
Martin Cruz Smith

RAVEN AWARD 

Marilyn Stasio

ELLERY QUEEN AWARD 

Linda Landrigan, Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019