2018 MWA Edgar Award Winners Announced

Attica Locke Wins Edgar

The Mystery Writers of America (MWA) announced the winners for its 2018 Edgar Awards as follows:

Best Novel: BLUEBIRD, BLUEBIRD, by Attica Locke (Mulholland)※早川書房より今冬発売予定

Best First Novel: SHE RIDES SHOTGUN, by Jordan Harper (Ecco)※早川書房より今冬発売予定

Best Paperback Original: THE UNSEEING, by Anna Mazzola (Sourcebooks)

Best Fact Crime: KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON, by David Grann (Doubleday)

Best Critical/Biograhical: CHESTER B. HIMES: A BIOGRAPHY, by Lawrence P. Jackson (Norton)

Best Short Story: “Spring Break,” by John Crowley (in New Haven Noir, edited by Amy Bloom; Akashic Books)

Best Juvenile: VANISHED!, by James Ponti (Simon & Schuster/Aladdin)

Best Young Adult: LONG WAY DOWN, by Jason Reynolds (Atheneum)

Best Television Episode Teleplay: “Somebody to Love”Fargo, Teleplay by Noah Hawley (FX Networks/MGM)

Mary Higgins Clark Award: THE WIDOW’S HOUSE, by Carol Goodman (William Morrow Paperbacks)

Robert L. Fish Memorial Award Recipient: “The Queen of Secrets” by Lisa D. Gray (New Haven Noir, ed. Amy Bloom; Akashic Books)

Grand Master Recipients: Jane Langton, William Link and Peter Lovesey

Raven Award Recipients: Kristopher Zgorski of BOLO Books, and The Raven Bookstore in Lawrence, Kansas

Ellery Queen Award Recipient: Robert Pepin

The winners were announced on April 26, 2018 at the Edgar Awards Banquet in New York City.