MWA Announces the 2017 Edgar Nominations

January 19, 2017, New York, NY – Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce, as we celebrate the 208th anniversary of the birth of Edgar Allan Poe, the Nominees for the 2017 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2016. The Edgar® Awards willContinue Reading

Jeffery Deaver Named 2017 President of MWA

Via Jeffery Deaver: I am delighted to announce that I will be serving as president of the Mystery Writers of America in 2017. MWA was formed in 1945 to promote that genre of books that we so love—murder mysteries—and to support new and established authors working in that field. It’s grown into one of theContinue Reading

Meet MWA’s New Board of Directors

Join MWA’s National Board of Directors for our annual party at Mysterious Bookshop on Friday, January 13th – 6 to 8 pm. In attendance will be: Donna Andrews, Frankie Y. Bailey, Laura K. Curtis, Jeffery Deaver, Hannah Dennison, Laura Durham, Lyndsay Faye, Daniel Hale, Thomas Hopp, Harry Hunsicker, Laurie R. King, Allison Leotta, Larry Light, Elizabeth Little,Continue Reading

New Books by MWA Members – January 2017

Here are the January 2017 books by some of our members. They may all be found at your local Independent Bookstore.  Visit this link to find a store near you:http://www.indiebound.org/  Books Kristi Abbott, Pop Goes the Murder, Berkley Publishing Ann Aptaker, Genuine Gold, Bold Strokes Books Brunonia Barry, The Fifth Petal, Crown Alex Berenson, TheContinue Reading

Happy Holidays from Mystery Writers of America

New Books by MWA Members – December 2016

Get a head start on your holiday gift buying.  Here are the December books by some of our members. They may all be found at your local Independent Bookstore.  Visit this link to find a store near you:http://www.indiebound.org/  Books Lawrence Block, Resume Speed, Subterranean Laura Childs, Egg Drop Dead, Berkley Publishing Matt Coyle, Dark Fissures,Continue Reading

MWA Announces 2017 Grand Master, Raven & Ellery Queen Award Recipients

November 29, 2016 – New York, NY – Max Allan Collins and Ellen Hart have been chosen as the 2017 Grand Masters by Mystery Writers of America (MWA). MWA’s Grand Master Award represents the pinnacle of achievement in mystery writing and was established to acknowledge important contributions to this genre, as well as for aContinue Reading

New Books by MWA Members – November 2016

Here are the November books by some of our members. They may all be found at your local Independent Bookstore.  Visit this link to find a store near you:http://www.indiebound.org/ Books Cathy Ace, The Case of the Missing Morris Dancer, Severn House Sandra Balzo, To the Last Drop, Severn House Linwood Barclay, The Twenty-Three, Berkley PublishingContinue Reading

New Books by MWA Members – October 2016

Here are the October books by some of our members. They may all be found at your local Independent Bookstore.  Visit this link to find a store near you:http://www.indiebound.org/ Books Kathy Aarons, Behind Chocolate Bars, Berkley Prime Crime Annamaria Alfieri, Idol of Mombasa, Felony and Mayhem Tasha Alexander, A Terrible Beauty, Minotaur Ray Anderson, Sierra,Continue Reading

New Books by MWA Members – September 2016

Summer is almost over but don’t fret – we have lots of new books for you to read.   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:http://www.indiebound.org/ Books Brian Andrews & Jeffrey Wilson, TierContinue Reading