2021 Edgar Award Winners

EdgarAwards2021WinnersHighlighting the best in mysteries and thrillers, the Edgar® Awards celebrated its 75th year this Thursday, April 29th. Congratulations to all 2021 nominees and winners. You can see the full list of 2021 Edgar Award nominees here.

The Best Novel

Best First Novel

Best Paperback Original

Best Fact Crime

The Simon & Schuster Mary Higgins Clark Award

The G.P. Putnam’s Sons Sue Grafton Memorial Award

Robert L. Fish Award


Best Critical/Bibliography

Best Juvenile

Best Young Adult

Best Short Story

Maaza Mengiste wins Best Short Story for “Dush, Ash, Flight” from Addis Ababa @AkashicBooks.

2021 Grand Master

Charlaine Harris

Jeffery Deaver

Best TV Episode Teleplay

“Episode 1, Open Water” – The SoundsWritten by Sarah-Kate Lynch (Acorn TV)