Category Archives: Awards

ONE FOR OUR HIGHLIGHTS LIST

The 2017 Bouchercon World Mystery Convention, in Toronto, Canada, concluded more than three weeks ago. Normally, we post photos soon after a convention, but this year the whole experience of Bouchercon was so powerful that I felt unable to post … Continue reading

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OLD HOME WEEK

The last week in April always feels like old home week in New York’s mystery community. For the Dell mystery magazines the festivities began on Tuesday, April 25, when our two Readers Award winners, Paul D. Marks and Doug Allyn, … Continue reading

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“The Not-So-Simple Art of Mystery Reviewing” (by Elizabeth Foxwell)

It’s our pleasure this week to present a post by a mystery reviewer. Over the several years during which this blog has been active, we’ve had only a couple of previous posts by members of that important profession. Elizabeth Foxwell … Continue reading

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DERRINGER FINALIST INTERVIEWS

Gerald So has interviewed the Derringer finalists on his site So, You Want to Chat?  Check out our nominees’ interviews here: Doug Allyn for Best Novelette Meg Opperman for Best Long Story Hilde Vandermeeren for Best Short Story Linda Barnes … Continue reading

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Interview with Rob Hart (by Scott Loring Sanders)

It had been my intention to blog about EQMM’s recent 75th-anniversary events today, but since I was not able to gather all of the photos in time, we will postpone that until a bit later this month. In the meantime, … Continue reading

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“Carve it in Jade: PWA Turns 35” (by Ted Fitzgerald)

EQMM is celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2016, and the year holds another important milestone for the mystery, the 35th anniversary of the founding of the Private Eye Writers of America.  In honor of that organization, which has contributed so … Continue reading

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“A Tribute to Lois Duncan” (by Hilary Davidson)

Hilary Davidson is the author of the Anthony Award-winning Lily Moore mystery series, as well as the hardboiled standalone Blood Always Tells. Her short fiction has won several awards, including a Derringer from the Short Mystery Fiction Society.  Her story … Continue reading

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2016 EDGARS/MALICE PHOTO GALLERY

It’s hard to believe that another awards season has come and gone. As always, the five days that encompassed the Edgar Allan Poe Awards in New York City and the Malice Domestic Convention in Bethesda, Maryland were jam-packed. It all … Continue reading

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“And Not Forgetting, ‘Wow!’ ” (by Mat Coward)

Mat Coward is an extraordinarily versatile writer. He’s the author of many excellent mystery short stories and novels, and has also been widely published in the field of science fiction and fantasy. He has written children’s books, humor, even a … Continue reading

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MYSTERY ART

I spent part of this week looking over comments on the Readers Award ballots EQMM received for the 2015 awards. One reader suggested that we institute an award for artwork—covers, interiors, or both. In general, I think honoring artists is … Continue reading

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