Friday, April 30, 2010

This Year's Edgar Award Winners

This was the release from Mystery Writers of America after last night's Edgar Awards ceremony.

"Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce the Winners for the
2010 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction,
non-fiction and television published or produced in 2009. The Edgar®
Awards were presented to the winners at our 64th Gala Banquet, April
29, 2010 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York City."

BEST NOVEL

The Last Child by John Hart (Minotaur Books)


BEST FIRST NOVEL BY AN AMERICAN AUTHOR

In the Shadow of Gotham by Stefanie Pintoff (Minotaur Books)


BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL

Body Blows by Marc Strange (Dundurn Press – Castle Street Mysteries)


BEST FACT CRIME

Columbine by Dave Cullen (Hachette Book Group - Twelve)


BEST CRITICAL/BIOGRAPHICAL

The Lineup: The World’s Greatest Crime Writers Tell the Inside Story
of Their Greatest Detectives
edited by Otto Penzler (Hachette Book
Group – Little, Brown and Company)


BEST SHORT STORY

"Amapola" – Phoenix Noir by Luis Alberto Urrea (Akashic Books)


BEST JUVENILE

Closed for the Season by Mary Downing Hahn (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Children’s Books)


BEST YOUNG ADULT

Reality Check by Peter Abrahams (HarperCollins Children’s Books – HarperTeen)


BEST TELEVISION EPISODE TELEPLAY

"Place of Execution," Teleplay by Patrick Harbinson (PBS/WGBH Boston)


ROBERT L. FISH MEMORIAL AWARD

"A Dreadful Day" – Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine by Dan Warthman
(Dell Magazines)


GRAND MASTER

Dorothy Gilman

RAVEN AWARDS

Mystery Lovers Bookshop, Oakmont, Pennsylvania
Zev Buffman, International Mystery Writers’ Festival

ELLERY QUEEN AWARD

Poisoned Pen Press (Barbara Peters & Robert Rosenwald)


THE SIMON & SCHUSTER - MARY HIGGINS CLARK AWARD
(Presented at MWA’s Agents & Editors Party on Wednesday, April 28, 2010)

Awakening by S.J. Bolton (Minotaur Books)

Congratulations to the winners!

3 comments:

Kay said...

Thanks for sharing this, Lesa! And mega congrats to Barbara and Robert at Poisoned Pen!

Lesa said...

Isn't that great for Barbara and Robert, Kay? I would have shared it last night, but I wasn't home.

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