The 2019 Edgar Allan Poe Awards were handed out last night in New York City. Presented by the Mystery Writers of America, the Edgar Awards honor the best in mystery fiction, nonfiction, and television published or produced in the previous year. The full list of nominees can be found here.
Here are some of this year’s winners:
Down the River unto the Sea by Walter Mosley
Best First Novel:
Bearskin by James A. McLaughlin
Best Paperback Original:
If I Die Tonight by Alison Gaylin
Best Fact Crime:
Tinderbox: The Untold Story of the Up Stairs Lounge Fire and the Rise of Gay Liberation by Robert W. Fieseler
Classic American Crime Fiction of the 1920s by Leslie S. Klinger
The full list of winners can be found here.