Tags : edgar a. poe awards

Edgar Night Memory

I’ve not attended an Mystery Writers Of American Edgar A. Poe awards dinner in over a decade. So this article will be strictly about those years when I did attend–from 1994 to 2001. As I’ve written before, the Edgars are the highest honor given to a crime fiction author, like the Oscars, but with far […]Read More

Edgar Award Nominees Are Announced

Mystery Writers of America have announced this years nominees for the fantastic Edgar A. Poe Award. I’m familiar with Lehane, Mosley, Atkins, and maybe a few more, but their recent books haven’t been read by me. There was a time, long long ago, when I had read everything nominated, and if I hadn’t, I would […]Read More

An Awkward Situation

The last time I attended the festivities surrounding the Edgar Allan Poe Awards, given out yearly for the best in crime fiction, I was working for A&E mysteries.com as their online mystery book moderator. As such, I was responsible for choosing an author to read and discuss each month. I’d chosen a variety of wonderful […]Read More

The Edgar Awards-What Are They-Who Won Last Night?

First I’ll list the main winners, as many just want to cut to the chase, as it were. Best Novel–Steve Hamilton–The Lock Artist Best First Novel–Bruce De Silva–Rogue Island Best Original Paperback–Robert Goddard–Long Time Coming Grand Master–Sara Paretsky-For her lifetime of work in the crime fiction field So, what are the Edgars? Edgar is short […]Read More