Mystery Writers of America Cookbook

MWA_CookbookBiggerOn sale – March 24, 2015 – at your favorite independent bookstore:

Mystery Writers of America has joined forces to bring this superb collection of over 100 wickedly good recipes.  Contributors are:  Beth Amos, Kathleen Antrim, Connie Archer, Frankie Y. Bailey, Adrienne Barbeau, Raymond Benson, Karna Small Bodman, Rhys Bowen, Susan M. Boyer, Sandra Brown, Leslie Budewitz, Carole Buggé, Lucy Burdette, Alafair Burke, Lorenzo Carcaterra, Richard Castle, Diana Chambers, Joelle Charbonneau, Lee Child, Laura Childs, C. Hope Clark, Mary Higgins Clark, Mary Jane Clark, Harlan Coben, Nancy J. Cohen, Kate Collins, Max Allan Collins, Sheila Connolly, Thomas H. Cook, Mary Ann Corrigan, Catherine Coulter, Diane Mott Davidson, Nelson DeMille, Gerald Elias, J.T. Ellison, Dianne Emley, Hallie Ephron, Linda Fairstein, Kim Fay, Lyndsay Faye, Sharon Fiffer, Joseph Finder, Bill Fitzhugh, Gillian Flynn, Felix Francis, Meg Gardiner, Alison Gaylin, Daryl Wood Gerber, Sue Grafton, Chuck Greaves, Beth Groundwater, Karen Harper, Charlaine Harris, Carolyn Hart, Greg Herren, Wendy Hornsby, David Housewright, Peter James, J.A. Jance, Tammy Kaehler, Laurie R. King, Lisa King, Rita Lakin, Lois Lavrisa, Allison Leotta, Laura Lippman, Ken Ludwig, John Lutz, Gayle Lynds, Margaret Maron, Edith Maxwell, William Burton McCormick, John McEvoy, Brad Meltzer, David Morrell, Marcia Muller, Alan Orloff, Katherine Hall Page, Gigi Pandian, Sara Paretsky, James Petterson, Chris Pavone, Louise Penny, Twist Phelan, Gary Phillips, Cathy Pickens, Bill Pronzini, Deanna Raybourn, Kathy Reichs, Barbara Ross, Laura Joh Rowland, S.J. Rozan, Hank Phillippi Ryan, Justin Scott, Lisa Scottoline, L.J. Sellers, Karin Slaughter, Linda Stasi, Wendy Corsi Staub, Charles Todd, Scott Turow, Lisa Unger, Lea Wait, Mo Walsh, Kate White, Tina Whittle, Jacqueline Winspear, Ben H. Winters, and Angela Zeman.


2015 Edgar Symposium

Register now for the 2015 Edgar Symposium – 4 amazing panels, featuring many of this year’s Edgar nominees.  The day will end with one-on-one interviews with this year’s Grand Masters – Lois Duncan and James Ellroy. It will be held on Tuesday, April 28th at the Grand Hyatt Hotel.  Tickets – $90 for members; $125Continue Reading

MWA Announces 2015 Edgar Award Nominations

Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce, as we celebrate the 206th anniversary of the birth of Edgar Allan Poe, the Nominees for the 2015 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2014. The Edgar® Awards will be presented to the winners at ourContinue Reading

MWA University – 2.0 – Boston

We are live!  MWA University 2.0 will be held in Boston, Massachusetts on Saturday, February 14, 2015:

Sneak Peak…

at MWA’s forthcoming cookbook:

MWA Announces 2015 Grand Master, Raven and Ellery Queen Awards

It is with great pleasure that MWA’s National Board of Directors announces the 2015 Grand Master, Raven and Ellery Queen award recipients. Grand Masters are Lois Duncan and James Ellroy Raven Award recipients are Ruth & Jon Jordan (Crimespree Magazine) and Kathryn Kennison (Magna Cum Murder) Ellery Queen Award recipient is Charles Ardai, founder ofContinue Reading

Bloody Murder: Voices from the Margins – Bouchercon 2014

Bloody Murder: Voices from the Margins took place at Bouchercon 2014 on Saturday morning, November 15th. During the hour, the forty eight (mostly) mystery writers present – on the left hand side below – talked about (mostly) mystery authors they love, but you might not have heard of yet. The list includes everyone from debutContinue Reading

From the MWA Board of Directors

Mystery Writers of America is aware that Bouchercon 2014 has on its schedule an event called, “Men of Mystery.” While we support the participants and organizers of this event, MWA feels that hosting this at Bouchercon sends the wrong message to fans, reviewers, and authors that writers can, and should, be divided by gender. WeContinue Reading

New Books by MWA Members – September 2014

Here are the September books by some of our members.  They can all be found at your local Independent Bookstore.  Visit this link to find a store near you: Books Sandra Balzo, Hit and Run, Severn House Albert Bell, The Eyes of Aurora, Perseverance Press James R. Benn, The Rest is Silence, Soho LeeContinue Reading

Dorothy Salisbury Davis

In loving memory of Dorothy Salisbury Davis – April 26, 1916 – August 3, 2014. President of MWA in 1956; named Grand Master in 1985 and a 6-time Edgar Nominee.