Thursday, January 16, 2014

NBS Special Report: 2014 MWA Edgar Awards

Mystery Writers of America today announced the nominees for the 2014 Edgar Allan Poe Award nominees, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television, published or produced in 2013. Here are the nominees for Best Short Story:

  • "The Terminal" – Kwik Krimes by Reed Farrel Coleman (Amazon Publishing – Thomas & Mercer)
  • "So Long, Chief" – Strand Magazine by Max Allan Collins & Mickey Spillane (The Strand)
  • "The Caxton Lending Library & Book Depository” – Bibliomysteries by John Connolly (Mysterious)
  • "There are Roads in the Water" – Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine by Tina Corey (Dell Magazines)
  • "Where That Morning Sun Goes Down" – Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine by Tim L. Williams (Dell Magazines)

and the winner of the Robert L. Fish Memorial Award for Best First Short Story by an American Author:

  • "The Wentworth Letter" – Criminal Element's Malfeasance Occasional by Jeff Soloway (St. Martin's Press)

Congratulations and good luck to all. Awards will be presented to the winners at the 68th Edgar® Awards Banquet on May 1, 2014.