Mystery Writers of America Announce 2013 Edgar Award Winners
NEW YORK, May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce the winners of the 2013 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2012. The Edgar® Awards were presented to the winners at our 67th Gala Banquet, May 2, 2013 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York City.
Live by Night by Dennis Lehane (HarperCollins Publishers – William Morrow)
BEST FIRST NOVEL BY AN AMERICAN AUTHOR
The Expats by Chris Pavone (Crown Publishers)
BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL
The Last Policeman: A Novel by Ben H. Winters (Quirk Books)
BEST FACT CRIME
Midnight in Peking: How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China by Paul French (Penguin Group USA – Penguin Books)
The Scientific Sherlock Holmes: Cracking the Case with Science and Forensics
by James O'Brien (Oxford University Press)
BEST SHORT STORY
"The Unremarkable Heart" – Mystery Writers of America Presents: Vengeance
by Karin Slaughter (Hachette Book Group – Little, Brown and Company – Mulholland Books)
The Quick Fix by Jack D. Ferraiolo (Abrams – Amulet Books)
BEST YOUNG ADULT
Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein (Disney Publishing Worldwide - Hyperion)
BEST TELEVISION EPISODE TELEPLAY
"A Scandal in Belgravia" – Sherlock, Teleplay by Steven Moffat (BBC/Masterpiece)
ROBERT L. FISH MEMORIAL AWARD
"When They Are Done With Us" – Staten Island Noir
by Patricia Smith (Akashic Books)
Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore, San Diego & Redondo Beach, CA
ELLERY QUEEN AWARD
THE SIMON & SCHUSTER - MARY HIGGINS CLARK AWARD
(Presented at MWA's Agents & Editors Party on Wednesday, May 1, 2013)
The Other Woman by Hank Phillippi Ryan (Forge Books)
The EDGAR (and logo) are Registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office by the Mystery Writers of America, Inc.
SOURCE Mystery Writers of America
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