Author Archives: Margery Flax

New Books by MWA Members – January 2019

Here are the January 2019 books by some of our members. They may all be found at your local Independent Bookstore.  Books make the best presents.  Visit this link to find a store near you: http://www.indiebound.org/ Books Sandra Balzo, Murder a la Mocha, Severn House Stephanie Barron, That Churchill Woman, Ballantine Lawrence Block, A Time toContinue Reading

Jane Langton

It is with profound sadness we announce the passing of Jane Langton, a 2017 Grand Master, on December 22, 2018. In a writing career that spanned over four decades, Jane Langton had not only written multiple mystery series, but also illustrated them.  Her first children’s book, The Majesty of Grace, was published by Harper inContinue Reading

New Books by MWA Members – December 2018

Here are the December 2018 books by some of our members. They may all be found at your local Independent Bookstore.  Books make the best presents.  Visit this link to find a store near you: http://www.indiebound.org/ Books Amanda Allen, A Moment in Crime, Crooked Lane Nancy Bilyeau, The Blue, Endeavour Quill Laura Childs, Eggs on Ice,Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Mystery Writers of America Withdraws Fairstein Award

November 29, 2018 – New York, NY – On Tuesday, November 27, Mystery Writers of America announced the recipients of Grand Master, Raven & Ellery Queen Awards, special awards given out annually. Shortly afterwards, the MWA membership began to express concern over the inclusion of Linda Fairstein as a Grand Master, citing controversy in whichContinue Reading

MWA Announces 2019 Special Edgar Awards – Grand Master, Raven and Ellery Queen Award Recipients

MWA Announces 2019 Grand Master, Raven & Ellery Queen Award Recipients November 27, 2018 – New York, NY – Martin Cruz Smith has been chosen as the 2019 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 contributionsContinue Reading