Thursday, April 26, 2012

Edgar Award Winners - 2012

Congratulations to tonight’s Edgar Award winners, announced by Mystery Writers of America.

BEST TELEVISION EPISODE TELEPLAY - “Pilot” – Homeland, Teleplay by Alex Gansa, Howard Gordon & Gideon Raff (Showtime)

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

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 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)

GRAND MASTER - Martha Grimes

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

Joe Meyers of the Connecticut Post/Hearst Media News Group

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

BEST FIRST NOVEL BY AN AMERICAN AUTHOR - Bent Road by Lori Roy (Penguin Group USA - Dutton)

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

THE SIMON & SCHUSTER - MARY HIGGINS CLARK AWARD was presented last night to Learning to Swim by Sara J. Henry (Crown Publishing Group)

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