Nominees For 2016 Strand Critics Awards and Clive Cussler Receives The Lifetime Achievement Award

Michael Connelly, Tana French, and Fiona Barton headline the nominees for the Strand Critics Awards and Clive Cussler receives the Lifetime Achievement Award Recognizing excellence in the field of mystery fiction, the Critics Awards were judged by a select group of book critics and journalists from news venues such as The Associated Press, NPR, TIME, […]

Poisoned Pen Press: Bucking the Trend and Going Strong

Poisoned Pen Press: Bucking the Trend and Going Strong I recall speaking to a publishing industry insider who once proclaimed that anyone venturing into the world of publishing was swimming in precarious water. “You can’t defy the odds,” he said. “Publishing is fraught with all sorts of pitfalls.” One of the few companies that has […]

nominees for critics awards for best first novel

Strand Critics Awards: Richard Price and Glen Erik Hamilton take the Top Prizes and Jeffery Deaver and Colin Dexter Honored

Richard Price wins the Best Novel Award for The Whites, Glen Erik Hamilton takes home the best debut novel prize for Past Crimes. Jeffery Deaver and Colin Dexter receive Lifetime Achievement Awards… On Wednesday, July 6, at an invitation-only cocktail party in Manhattan, Richard Price won the Strand Critics Award for Best Novel for The […]

nominees for critics awards for best first novel

The List: Nominees for the Strand Critics Awards and Colin Dexter and Jeffery Deaver receive lifetime Achievement Awards

The List: Nominees for the Strand Critics Awards… Colin Dexter and Jeffery Deaver receive lifetime Achievement Awards The Strand Magazine has announced its nominees for the 2015 Strand Magazine Critics Awards. Recognizing excellence in the field of mystery fiction, the Critics Awards were judged by a select group of book critics and journalists, from news […]

Lippman and Abbott Win the Award

It’s a Tie: Lippman and Abbott Win the Award for Best Novel…

On Wednesday, July 8, at an invitation-only cocktail party in Manhattan, Megan Abbott and Laura Lippman shared the Strand Critics Award for Best Novel for The Fever (Little, Brown and Company) and After I’m Gone (William Morrow), respectively. “I couldn’t be more honored and thrilled to be a part of this grand crime fiction tradition,” […]

Strand Critics Award Nominees 2014

Strand Critics Award Nominees 2014 The Strand has announced its nominees for the 2014 Strand Magazine Critics Awards. Recognizing excellence in the field of mystery fiction, the CCritics Awards were judged by a select group of book critics and journalists from news venues such as LA Times, Chicago Tribune, Time, CNN and The Boston Globe.Laura […]

Nominees for the Critics Awards Announced

Nominees for the Critics Awards Announced The Strand Magazine has announced its nominees for the 2013 Strand Magazine Critics Awards. Recognizing excellence in the field of mystery fiction, the Critics Awards were judged by a select group of book critics and journalists from news venues such as NPR, LA Times, Chicago Tribune, Time, CNN and […]

The Verdict is in: Landay and Quirk win the top prizes

The Verdict is in: Landay and Quirk win the top prizes On Wednesday, July 10, at an invitation-only cocktail party at the Society of Illustrators in Manhattan, William Landay won The Strand Critics Award for Best Novel for Defending Jacob (Delacorte) and Matthew Quirk won the Best First Novel award for The 500 (Reagan Arthur […]

Deaver Nominated

Deaver Nominated Jeffery Deaver has been nominated for a Shamus award for best short story for “The Sequel” which as first published in the Strand Magazine’s 2012 Holiday issue.

And the Nominees Are…

And the Nominees Are… Recognizing excellence in the field of mystery fiction, the Critics Awards were judged by a select group of book critics and journalists, from news venues such as The Washington Post, LA Times, Chicago Sun Times, Associated Press, San Francisco Chronicle, CNN, The Guardian, and several other daily papers.This will mark the […]