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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

Agatha Award Winners Announced

The annual conference that ran Friday through early Sunday, named the winners of the coveted teapot, The Agatha. The Malice Domestic Conference is always held at the end of April, on the Friday after the Mystery Writers of America has their banquet, citing the best in crime fiction by bestowing authors with a bust of […]Read More

Biblios–The Continuing Saga–No. 4

Biblios = Books about Books Part 1: Books about Books–Better Known as Biblios Part 2  Biblios Focusing on Booksellers/Collectors Part 3  Bibilos Focusing on Writers Part 4  Biblios Focusing on Writers Part 5  Biblios Focusing on Publishing I’m amazed at how many mystery books are about writing, authors, publishing, letters, rare manuscripts, diaries, collecting, rare […]Read More

Biblios–Part 3

Biblios = Books about Books Part 1: Books about Books–Better Known as Biblios Part 2  Biblios Focusing on Booksellers/Collectors Part 3  Biblios Focusing on Writers Part 4  Bibilos Focusing on Writers Part 5  Bibilos Focusing on Publishing Writers love killing off other writers, especially those who are more successful than they are, I would guess. I […]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