Last night, the Mystery Writers of America presented the 71st annual Edgar Allan Poe Awards at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. Celebrating the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction, and television published or produced in 2016, the yearly event gathers a veritable who's who in the genre. Below is a list of all of this year's winners.
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Best Fact Crime
The Wicked Boy: The Mystery of a Victorian Child Murderer by Kate Summerscale
Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life by Ruth Franklin
Best Short Story
“Autumn at the Automat” by Lawrence Block from In Sunlight or in Shadow
OCDaniel by Wesley King
Best Young Adult
Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse
Best Television Episode Teleplay
”A Blade of Grass“ – Teleplay by John Logan, Penny Dreadful
Robert L. Fish Memorial Award
”The Truth of the Moment” – by E. Gabriel Flores, Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine
Dru Ann Love
Ellery Queen Award
The Simon & Schuster –Mary Higgins Clark Award
Thanks to all that attended, and congratulations to all of the winners!