The 2016 Edgar Award Winners have been announced!

The 2016 Edgar Award winners have been announced. Congrats to all the winners!


Best Novel

Let Me Die in His Footsteps by Lori Roy (Penguin Random House – Dutton)

Best First Novel
The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen (Grove Atlantic – Grove Press)

Best Paperback Original
The Long and Faraway Gone by Lou Berney (HarperCollin Publishers – William Morrow)

Best Fact Crime
Whipping Boy: The Forty-Year Search for My Twelve-Year-Old Bully by Allen Kurzweil (HarperCollins Publishers – Harper)

Best Juvenile
Footer Davis Probably is Crazy Susan Vaught (Simon & Schuster – Paula Wiseman Books)

Best Young Adult
A Madness So Discreet by by Mindy McGinnis (HarperCollins Publishers – Katherine Tegen Books)

Best Short Story
“Obits” – Bazaar of Bad Dreams by Stephen King (Simon & Schuster – Scribner)

TV Episode Teleplay
“Gently with the Women” – George Gently, Teleplay by Peter Flannery (Acorn TV)

Robert L. Fish Memorial
“Chung Ling Soo’s Greatest Trick” – Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine by Russell W. Johnson (Dell Magazines)

Mary Higgins Clark
Little Pretty Things by Lori Rader-Day (Prometheus Books – Seventh Street Books)

Grand Master
Walter Mosley

Raven Awards
Margaret Kinsman, Sisters in Crime

Ellery Queen Award
Janet Rudolph, Founder of Mystery Readers International

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