The Crime Writers’ Association of Britain (CWA) has announced that historical crime novelist Lindsey Davis is to receive the 2011 CWA Cartier Diamond Dagger for “outstanding achievement in the field of crime writing.”
The North American Branch of the International Association of Crime Writers (IACW/NA) has announced the nominees for the 2011 Hammett Prize as follows:
GET CAPONE: THE SECRET PLOT THAT CAPTURED AMERICA’S MOST WANTED GANGSTER, by Jonathan Eig (Simon & Schuster)
CROOKED LETTER, CROOKED LETTER, by Tom Franklin (William Morrow)
IRON RIVER, by T. Jefferson Parker (Dutton)
THE NEAREST EXIT, by Olen Steinhauer (Minotaur Books)
The winner will be announced on September 20 in Atlantic City during the New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association (NAIBA) Fall conference.
The Independent Mystery Booksellers Assoication (IMBA) has announced the nominees for the 2011 Dilys Award as follows:
LOVE SONGS FROM A SHALLOW GRAVE, by Colin Cotterill (Soho Crime)
THE LOCK ARTIST, by Steve Hamilton (Minotaur Books)
MOONLIGHT MILE, by Dennis Lehane (William Morrow)
BURY YOUR DEAD, by Louise Penny (Minotaur Books)
ONCE A SPY, by Keith Thomson (William Morrow)ぼくを忘れたスパイ（上下／新潮文庫）
SAVAGES, by Don Winslow (Simon & Schuster)
The Dilys Award is given to the book IMBA members most enjoyed handselling in the previous year. The winner will be announced on March 26 during the 2011 Left Coast Crime convention in Santa Fe, New Mexico.