Mystery Writers of America (MWA) has announced the 2012 recipients of its Grand Master, Raven and Ellery Queen Awards as follows:

Grand Master: Martha Grimes (of Richard Jury series fame)

Raven Awards: M Is for Mystery (a mystery bookstore in San Meteo, California)


          Molly Weston (the blogger of Meritorious Mysteries)

Ellery Queen Award: Joe Meyers (the mystery reviewer for The Connecticut Post)

The awards will be presented at The Edgar Awards Banquet to be held at hte Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City on April 26, 2012.