2022 Hammett Prize Winner Announced

The International Association of Crime Writers/North America (IACW/NA) announced that…

RAZORBLADE TEARS, by S.A. Cosby (Flatiron Books)

…is the winner of the 2022 Hammett Prize finalists for books published in 2021 for literary excellence in crime writing. The other four nominees were as follows:STUNG, by William Deverell (ECW Press); FIVE DECEMBERS, by James Kestrel (Hard Case Crime); HARLEM SHUFFLE, by Colson Whitehead (Doubleday); and THE SACRIFICE OF LESTER YATES, by Robin Yocum (Arcade Crime Wave)

Details on the Hammet Prize presentation will be announced soon.