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Hedes & Dekes: Mystery Fans Rejoice! Edgar Award Winners Announced

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On April 29 Mystery Writers of America announced the winners of the Edgar Awards (named after Edgar Allan Poe, of course) at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York.

Fourteen awards were presented, including Best Television Episode Teleplay, won by “Place of Execution” broadcast on PBS/WGBH Boston; and the Raven Award, won by the Mystery Lovers Bookshop, in Oakmont, Pennsylvania and Zev Buffman, producer of the International Mystery Writers’ Festival.

Some of the prizes for actual books included John Hart who won Best Novel for The Last Child , and Stefanie Pintoff who won Best First Novel by an American Author for In the Shadow of Gotham. The Best Young Adult award went to Peter Abrahams for Reality Check

Click here for a full list of the nominees and the winners.

–Silvia Viñas

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Written by whitney teal

May 4, 2010 at 8:53 am

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