Thursday, April 28, 2016

Edgar Award Winners 2016

Congratulations to the winners of this year's Edgar Awards, presented by Mystery Writers of America.

Mary Higgins Clark Award – Little Pretty Things by Lori Rader-Day
Robert L. Fish Award - Russell W. Johnson for "Ching Ling Soo's Greatest Tricks"
2016 Best TV Episode - Peter Flannery for "Gently With the Women", George Gently, Acorn TV
Best Juvenile Book – Foster Davis Probably is Crazy by Susan Vaught
Best Young Adult – A Madness So Discreet by Mindy McGinnis
Best Critical/Biographical – A Golden Age of Murder by Martin Edwards
Best Fact Crime – Whipping Boy: The Forty-Year Search for My Twelve-Year-Old Bully by Allen Kurzweil
Best Short Story – “Obits” by Stephen King in The Bazaar of Bad Dreams
Best Paperback Original – The Long and Faraway Gone by Lou Berney
Best First Novel by an American Author – The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
Best Mystery Novel – Let Me Die in His Footsteps by Lori Roy
Walter Mosley is this year’s Grand Master.
Janet Rudolph won the Ellery Queen Award.
Raven Awards went to Margaret Kinsman and SINCnational.


Jeff Meyerson said...

Congratulations to Janet Rudolph, a friend of long standing.

I was really pleased to see Lou Berney and Martin Edwards win for their truly excellent, and highly recommended, books.

Lesa said...

You picked out the three highlights for me as well, Jeff.

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