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: http://www.indiebound.org 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.

New Books by MWA Members – August 2014

It is the dog days of summer – looking for something new to read?  Here are the August 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 Kelley Armstrong, Visions, Random House Linwood Barclay, No Safe House,Continue Reading

MWA University – Chicago

Mystery Writers of America University (MWA-U) is a full-day, low-cost writing seminar designed to teach participants the essential skills needed to write a novel, from the idea stage to the final editing. The focus is on the craft of writing, and the college-level courses are taught by published writers and experienced teachers. Register NOW forContinue Reading

New Books by MWA Members – June & July 2014

Summer is here!  Looking for something new to read – here is a list of new books that were published in June and July 2014 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 JUNE 2014 Books Megan Abbott,Continue Reading

New Books by MWA Members – May 2014

Looking for something new to read – here is a list of new books that were published in May 2014 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 VITAL SIGNS – May 2014 Books Mary Kay Andrews, SaveContinue Reading

MWA at BookExpo America

Mystery Writers of America will be attending BEA once again.  We will be located at Booth #2557 and have a great two days of signings lined up.  Print out our signing schedule – stop by – meet our members and get lots of amazing books. BEA 2014 – Booth Schedule

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

MWA University – Philadelphia

Mystery Writers of America University (MWA-U) is a full-day, low-cost writing seminar designed to teach participants the essential skills needed to write a novel, from the idea stage to the final editing. The focus is on the craft of writing, and the college-level courses are taught by published writers and experienced teachers. Register NOW forContinue Reading