Tag Archives: MWA

MARY FRISQUE: UNSUNG WOMAN OF MYSTERY

On November 26, Mary Frisque, Executive Director of the International Association of Crime Writers, North America, died after a brief illness. My friendship with Mary goes back a couple of decades. I met her through Edward D. Hoch and his … 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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EDGARS/MALICE PHOTO GALLERY

The last week in April/first weekend in May is always our busiest time at the Dell mystery magazines. This year, it all got going a day earlier than usual. On Tuesday, April 28, we hosted a bagel breakfast in our … Continue reading

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“The Misadventures of Ellery Queen” (by Dale C. Andrews)

Dale Andrews (along with his co-author Kurt Sercu) has the distinction of having received an award for his first published work. “The Book Case” (May 2007) received a second-place scroll in the EQMM Readers Award competition, finishing only one point … Continue reading

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“Memories of Ed” (by Doug Greene)

There are many ways in which individuals can make contributions to the field of mystery and suspense fiction other than by writing the stories and novels we love to read. In recent years, conventions such as Bouchercon and Malice Domestic … Continue reading

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“The Moment of Decision” — Perched on the Edge of What Happens Next (by Art Taylor)

This week, as promised, we have a post by Art Taylor, a writer whose reviews and critical essays are regularly featured in magazines and newspapers. The authors whose work he discusses here are some of my favorites (and I hope … Continue reading

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Two Awards Ceremonies

On Thursday, April 26, 2012, the Mystery Writers of America held its annual Edgar Allan Poe Awards dinner in New York. It was a special night for Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine and our sister publication Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine. Two … Continue reading

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