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Annual Mystery Week Reading

Mystery Week in NYC leads up to the Edgar Awards for Best Mystery Writing 

This Year’s Annual  Mystery Week Reading by 2015 Edgar Nominees will be held on Monday April 20th, 8-10pm

WHAT: 

We Three Productions Readings. hosted by mystery writer Tim O’Mara, author of the Raymond Donne Mystery Series (Dead Red recently released)

WHERE:

d.b.a. – back garden room, 41 First Ave (bet 2nd & 3rd Streets)  Subway: F to 2nd Ave  –  4, 6 to Bleeker –  J M or Z to Essex  Phone (212) 475-5097 FREE

FEATURING:

Edgar Nominee for Best First Novel by American Author: Adam Sternbergh – will read from Shovel Read,  a future-noir crime thriller about a garbageman-turned-hitman that’s set in a near-future dystopian New York City. Sternberg is a contributing editor at New York magazine and Vulture, and the former culture editor of The New York Times Magazine

Edgar Nominee for Best Fact Crime book: Kevin Cook will read from Kitty Genovese: The Murder, the Bystanders, the Crime that Changed America, the book that disproves the long-accepted notion that Ms. Genovese was murdered in 1964 in full view of her neighbors.  The book redefines one of the most notorious, misunderstood crimes in American history.

And friends:

Scott Adlerberg will read from his genre-blending noir/fantasy novella Jungle Horses, and Emily Stein, from Book Culture, will read from her first mystery novel, currently in the works.

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 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

Edgar® Award winners announced

Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce the winners of the 2014 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2013. The Edgar® Awards were presented to the winners at our 68th Gala Banquet, May 1, 2014 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York City.Continue Reading

2014 Edgar Week Events

Launch Party for MWA’s Newest Anthology – Ice Cold On Tuesday, April 29th, we will be launching our newest anthology, Ice Cold, edited by Jeffery Deaver and Raymond Benson.  The launch party will be held at The Mysterious Bookshop, 58 Warren Street, New York, NY.  Phone number is: 212-587-1011.  The event will begin at 6:00 p.m.Continue Reading

MWA Announces 2014 Edgar Award Nominees

Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce, as we celebrate the 205th anniversary of the birth of Edgar Allan Poe, the Nominees for the 2014 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television, published or produced in 2013. The Edgar® Awards will be presented to the winners at ourContinue Reading

MWA Announces 2014 Grand Master and Raven Awards

It is with great pleasure that MWA’s National Board of Directors announces the 2014 Grand Master and Raven award recipients. Grand Masters are Robert Crais and Carolyn Hart Raven Award recipient is Aunt Agatha’s in Ann Arbor, Michigan For all the details, click on this link: 2014 Special Edgar Awards