2020 Arthur Ellis Award Winners Announced

The Crime Writers of Canada (CWC) announced the winners for the 2020 Arthur Ellis Awards on April 21 online as follows:

Best Crime Novel: GREENWOOD, by Michael Christie (MacClelland & Stewart)

Best Crime First Novel: NOBODY MOVE, by Philip Elliott (Into the Void Press)

Best Novella: “The Red Chesterfield,” by Wayne Arthurson (University of
Calgary Press)

Best Short Story: “Closing Doors,” by Peter Sellers (Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, March/April 2019)

Best French Book: TEMPETES, by Andree Michaud (Editions Quebec Ameriques)

Best Juvenile or YA Book: KEEP THIS TO YOURSELF, by Tom Ryan (Albert Witman)

Best Nonfiction Book: MURDERED MIDAS, by Charlotte Gray (HarperCollins)

Unhanged Arthur Award for Best Unpublished Manuscript:THE DIEPPE LETTERS, by Liza Rachel Walker

Grand Master Award Recipient: Peter Robinson

The annual awards gala was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The winners were announced on May 21 on the website and social media.