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May 02, 2014, 08:55 ET

Mystery Writers of America Announces 2014 Edgar Award Winners

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...

Jan 16, 2014, 09:00 ET

Mystery Writers of America Announces the 2014 Edgar Award Nominations

Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce, as we celebrate the 205th anniversary of the birth of Edgar Allan Poe, the Nominees for the 2014...

Dec 04, 2013, 09:15 ET

Mystery Writers of America Announces 2014 Grand Masters Robert Crais and Carolyn Hart Plus 2014 Raven Award Winner

Robert Crais and Carolyn Hart have been chosen as the 2014 Grand Masters by Mystery Writers of America (MWA). MWA's Grand Master Award represents...

May 03, 2013, 09:00 ET

Mystery Writers of America Announce 2013 Edgar Award Winners

 Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce the winners of the 2013 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction,...

Jan 16, 2013, 09:00 ET

Mystery Writers of America announces the 2013 Edgar ® Award Nominations

Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce as we celebrate the 204th anniversary of the birth of Edgar Allan Poe, its Nominees for the 2013...

Dec 03, 2012, 09:00 ET

Mystery Writers Of America Announces Ken Follett & Margaret Maron As Their 2013 Grand Masters Plus Raven And Ellery Queen Awards

Ken Follett and Margaret Maron have been chosen as this year's Grand Masters by Mystery Writers of America (MWA). MWA's Grand Master Award...

Apr 27, 2012, 09:00 ET

Mystery Writers of America Announces 2012 Edgar® Award Winners

Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce the winners of the 2012 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction...

Jan 19, 2012, 09:00 ET

Mystery Writers of America Announces the 2012 Edgar Award Nominees

Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce on the 203rd anniversary of the birth of Edgar Allan Poe, its Nominees for the 2012 Edgar Allan Poe...

Nov 21, 2011, 09:00 ET

Mystery Writers of America Announces Martha Grimes as 2012 Grand Master Plus Ellery Queen and Raven Awards

 Martha Grimes has been chosen as this year's Grand Master by Mystery Writers of America (MWA). MWA's Grand Master Award represents the...

Apr 29, 2011, 08:30 ET

Mystery Writers of America Announces 2011 Edgar Winners

Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce the winners of the 2011 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction...

Jan 19, 2011, 09:00 ET

Mystery Writers of America Announces Edgar® Nominations

Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce on the 202nd anniversary of the birth of Edgar Allan Poe, its Nominees for the 2011 Edgar Allan Poe...

Nov 18, 2010, 09:00 ET

Mystery Writers of America Announces Sara Paretsky as 2011 Grand Master and Raven Awards

Sara Paretsky has been chosen as this year's Grand Master by Mystery Writers of America (MWA). MWA's Grand Master Award represents the pinnacle of...

Apr 30, 2010, 08:00 ET

Mystery Writers of America Announces Winners for the 2010 Edgar Allan Poe Awards

Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce on the 201st anniversary of the birth of Edgar Allan Poe, its Winners for the 2010 Edgar Allan Poe...

Jan 19, 2010, 09:05 ET

Mystery Writers of America Announces 2010 Edgar Award Nominees

Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce on the 201st anniversary of the birth of Edgar Allan Poe, its Nominees for the 2010 Edgar Allan Poe...

Dec 09, 2009, 09:05 ET

Mystery Writers of America Announces the 2010 Grand Master, Raven and Ellery Queen Award Recipients

Dorothy Gilman, celebrated author of the Mrs. Pollifax series of spy novels, has been chosen as this year's Grand Master by Mystery Writers of...

Aug 10, 2009, 13:30 ET

Mystery Writers of America Teams Up With the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America to Support the 'Writer Beware' Website and Expose Publishing Scams

Mystery Writers of America (MWA) will co-sponsor the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) Writer Beware program, which exposes...

May 01, 2009, 09:05 ET

Mystery Writers of America Announces 2009 Edgar(R) Award Winners

Mystery Writers of America is pleased to announce, as we celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Edgar Allan Poe, the Winners for the 2009...

Feb 19, 2009, 12:45 ET

Mystery Writers of America Elect Lee Child National President; Board Elects Others for Leadership Positions

The Mystery Writers of America (MWA) announced that international bestselling author Lee Child has been elected president and will serve a...

Jan 16, 2009, 09:15 ET

MWA Announces 2009 Edgar Award Nominations

Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce, as we celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Edgar Allan Poe, its Nominees for the 2009...

Nov 20, 2008, 11:37 ET

Mystery Writers of America Names James Lee Burke and Sue Grafton Recipients of the 2009 Grand Master Award

Mystery Writers of America (MWA) has announced that the organization will name James Lee Burke and Sue Grafton its 2009 Grand Masters in honor...