Thursday, April 26, 2012

Edgar Winners

Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce the winners of the 2012 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2011. The Edgar® Awards were presented to the winners at our 66th Gala Banquet, April 26, 2012 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York City.
 
Edgar Statue
 
BEST NOVEL

Gone by Mo Hayder (Grove/Atlantic – Atlantic Monthly Press)


BEST FIRST NOVEL BY AN AMERICAN AUTHOR

Bent Road by Lori Roy (Penguin Group USA - Dutton)


BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL

The Company Man by Robert Jackson Bennett (Hachette Book Group – Orbit Books)


BEST FACT CRIME

Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President
by Candice Millard (Random House - Doubleday)


BEST CRITICAL/BIOGRAPHICAL

On Conan Doyle: Or, the Whole Art of Storytelling by Michael Dirda (Princeton University Press)


BEST SHORT STORY

 “The Man Who Took His Hat Off to the Driver of the Train” – Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine by Peter Turnbull (Dell Magazines)


BEST JUVENILE

Icefall by Matthew J. Kirby (Scholastic Press)


BEST YOUNG ADULT

 The Silence of Murder by Dandi Daley Mackall (Random House Children’s Books – Knopf BFYR)


BEST PLAY

The Game’s Afoot by Ken Ludwig (Cleveland Playhouse, Cleveland, OH)


BEST TELEVISION EPISODE TELEPLAY

 “Pilot” – Homeland, Teleplay by Alex Gansa, Howard Gordon & Gideon Raff (Showtime)


ROBERT L. FISH MEMORIAL AWARD

"A Good Man of Business" – Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine 
by David Ingram (Dell Magazines)


GRAND MASTER

Martha Grimes


RAVEN AWARDS

M is for Mystery Bookstore, San Mateo, CA
Molly Weston, Meritorious Mysteries

ELLERY QUEEN AWARD
                                                                                          
Joe Meyers of the Connecticut Post/Hearst Media News Group

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THE SIMON & SCHUSTER - MARY HIGGINS CLARK AWARD
(Presented at MWA’s Agents & Editors Party on Wednesday, April 25, 2012)

Learning to Swim by Sara J. Henry (Crown Publishing Group)
 
 
 
 
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