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Apr 26, 2019, 08:00 ET Mystery Writers of America Announces 2019 Edgar Allan Poe Awards

Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce the Winners for the 2019 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction...


Jan 22, 2019, 10:30 ET Mystery Writers of America Announces the 2019 Edgar Award Nominations

Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce, as we celebrate the 210th anniversary of the birth of Edgar Allan Poe, the Nominees for the 2019...


Nov 27, 2018, 09:55 ET MWA Announces 2019 Grand Master, Raven & Ellery Queen Award Recipients

Linda Fairstein and Martin Cruz Smith have been chosen as the 2019 Grand Masters by Mystery Writers of America (MWA). MWA's Grand Master Award...


Jan 19, 2018, 09:00 ET Mystery Writers of America Announces the 2018 Edgar Award Nominations

Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce, as we celebrate the 209th anniversary of the birth of Edgar Allan Poe, the Nominees for the 2018...


Nov 20, 2017, 08:00 ET MWA Announces 2018 Grand Master, Raven & Ellery Queen Award Recipients

Jane Langton, William Link, and Peter Lovesey have been chosen as the 2018 Grand Masters by Mystery Writers of America (MWA). MWA's Grand Master...


Sep 18, 2017, 09:05 ET MWA Presents: Classics - A Hot and Sultry Night for Crime

Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce the launch of its new anthology program of MWA Presents: Classics with a new e-book edition of A Hot...


Apr 28, 2017, 08:55 ET Mystery Writers of America Announces the 2017 Edgar® Award Winners

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 ...


Jan 19, 2017, 08:00 ET Mystery Writers of America Announces the 2017 Edgar® Award Nominations

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...


Nov 29, 2016, 09:05 ET Mystery Writers of America Announces 2017 Grand Masters Max Allan Collins and Ellen Hart Plus 2017 Raven and Ellery Queen Award Winners

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...


Apr 29, 2016, 08:55 ET Mystery Writers of America 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 ...


Jan 19, 2016, 09:00 ET Mystery Writers of America 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...


Nov 23, 2015, 09:00 ET Mystery Writers of America Announces 2016 Grand Master Walter Mosley Plus 2016 Raven and Ellery Queen Award Winners

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...


Apr 30, 2015, 08:53 ET Mystery Writers of America Announces the 2015 Edgar Award Winners

Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce the winners of the 2015 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and ...


Jan 21, 2015, 09:00 ET Mystery Writers of America Announces the 2015 Edgar Award Nominations

Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce, as we celebrate the 206th anniversary of the birth of Edgar Allan Poe, the Nominees for the 2015...


Dec 12, 2014, 09:00 ET Mystery Writers of America Announces 2015 Grand Masters Lois Duncan and James Ellroy Plus 2015 Raven and Ellery Queen Award Winners

Lois Duncan and James Ellroy have been chosen as the 2015 Grand Masters by Mystery Writers of America (MWA). MWA's Grand Master Award represents the...


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 the ...


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, non-fiction and ...


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 represents ...


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 and ...


Jan 19, 2012, 09:00 ET Mystery Writers of America Announces the 2012 Edgar Award Nominees

ystery 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 pinnacle of...


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 and ...


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...