Category Archives: Edgar® Awards

MWA Announces 2017 Edgar Award Winners

April 27, 2017 New York, NY – Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce the Winners of the 2017 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2016. The Edgar® Awards were presented to the winners at our 71st Gala Banquet, April 27, 2017 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York City.

BEST NOVEL
Before the Fall by Noah Hawley (Hachette Book Group – Grand Central Publishing)

BEST FIRST NOVEL BY AN AMERICAN AUTHOR
Under the Harrow by Flynn Berry (Penguin Random House – Penguin Books)

BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL

Rain Dogs by Adrian McKinty (Prometheus Books – Seventh Street Books)Continue Reading

2017 Edgar Week Activities

2017 Edgar Week Activities Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Come celebrate the 2017 Edgar Awards at the Mysterious Bookshop, Tuesday, April 25th at 6:00pm.  Join us for a thrilling evening featuring members of Mystery Writers of America, the 2017 Edgar Award nominees, bestselling authors, and publisher representatives.  This is a wonderful opportunity to meet some ofContinue Reading

2017 Edgar Week Information

You may now make your reservations and purchase tickets for 2017 Edgar Awards banquet.  We will have the information about the Edgar symposium in mid/late February – it will be held on Wednesday, April 26 and will begin at approximately 9:00 a.m. Hotel Information:   We have been able to negotiate an excellent rate atContinue Reading

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

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

MWA Announces the 2016 Edgar® Award Winners

Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce the winners of the 2016 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2015. The Edgar® Awards were presented to the winners at our 70th Gala Banquet, April 28, 2016 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York City.Continue Reading

2016 Edgar Week Activities

2016 Edgar® Week Activities Tuesday, April 26, 2015 Come celebrate the 2016 Edgar Awards at the Mysterious Bookshop, Tuesday, April 26th at 6:00pm.  Join us for a thrilling evening featuring members of Mystery Writers of America, the Edgar Award nominees, bestselling authors, and publisher representatives.  This is a wonderful opportunity to meet some of theContinue Reading

MWA Announces the 2016 Edgar Award Nominations

Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce, as we celebrate the 207th anniversary of the birth of Edgar Allan Poe, the Nominees for the 2016 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2015. The Edgar® Awards will be presented to the winners at ourContinue Reading

MWA Announces 2016 Grand Master, Raven & Ellery Queen Award Recipients

November 23, 2015 – New York, NY – Walter Mosley has been chosen as the 2016 Grand Master 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 a body of work thatContinue ReadingContinue Reading

2015 Edgar Banquet – Videos

Missed this year’s Edgar Awards banquet?  Visit our You Tube channel to see all the speeches.