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2014 Edgar Week Events

Launch Party for MWA’s Newest Anthology – Ice Cold

Ice Cold Anthology CoverOn 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. and many of the contributors are scheduled to appear.  In addition, many of the 2014 Edgar® Award nominees will also be at the bookstore.

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Register NOW for the 2014 Edgar® Week Grand Master Interview

New for this year and a new location!

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 – 5:00 to 6:00 pm
Grand Hyatt New York
Broadway Room – Conference Level
East 42nd Street at Grand Central Station

Please join us as we celebrate Robert Crais and Carolyn Hart – our 2014 Grand Masters.

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2014 Edgar Awards Banquet

The 2014 Edgar Banquet will be on Thursday, May 1st at the Grand Hyatt Hotel.  The hotel is located on East 42nd St at Grand Central Station.  Cocktails will begin at 6:30 pm, dinner at 7:30 pm. The awards program will begin after dinner and will be emceed by our current president – Brad Meltzer.

We have arranged for a very discounted room rate at the Grand Hyatt Hotel of $290/per night.  This rate will be available for reservations made for the period beginning on Sunday, April 27th through Saturday, May 3rd. To make a reservation, call  800-233-1234 and ask for the “mystery writers” rate.  This rate will only be available until early April, so call now.  You may also reserve your hotel room via this link.

You may purchase tickets here on our website or by sending a check. Please make sure you return the RSVP card if you pay online.  Tickets are $195/per person.

Dress:  Dress to Kill – Black Tie Preferred

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Now in stores: Mystery Writers of America Presents The Mystery Box

Mystery Box - CoverThere’s nothing more mysterious than a locked box. Whether it’s a literal strongbox, an empty coffin, the inner workings of a scientist’s mind, or an underground prison cell, there are those who will use any means necessary to unlock the secrets of…The Mystery Box.  Edited by Brad Meltzer.

Contributors are:  Jan Burke, Laura Lippman, Libby Fischer Hellmann, C.E. Lawrence, Joseph Finder, James O. Born, S.W. Hubbard, Joseph Goodrich, R.T. Lawton, Tom Rob Smith, Mary Anne Kelly, Tony Broadbent, Steve Berry, Angela Gerst, Catherine Mambretti, Stephen Ross, Charles Todd, Jonathan Stone, Katherine Neville, R.L. Stine and Karin Slaughter.