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CWA Dagger Awards Winners Announced

The Crime Writers’ Association have presented their final 2015 CWA Dagger Awards to authors Smith Henderson, Karin Slaughter and Michael Robotham. At the CWA Dagger Awards reception, which took place at Malmaison, London on Tuesday evening, the...


CWA Daggers Open

The CWA Daggers 2016 are now open via our new, dedicated, website www.cwadaggers.co.uk...


CWA Dagger Results

The Crime Writers’ Association have revealed the winners of the 2015 Dagger Awards at their prestigious ceremony in London. Authors and publishers gathered at the Hotel Russell on Tuesday 30th June for the presentation, which marks the end of C...


CWA announces new Treasurer

Belatedly (but no less importantly) we are delighted to announce Andrew Subramaniam as the CWA Honorary Treasurer. Andrew Subramaniam is a partner in HW Fisher & Company’s media group. As well as advising numerous authors and journalists, he ha...


Martin Edwards wins an Edgar

Martin Edwards, the CWA’s vice chair, has won the Best Biographical/Critical Edgar award for The Golden Age of Murder. The awards for mystery fiction, non-fiction and TV are made every spring by Mystery Writers of America. The term ‘Edgar...


CWA Margery Allingham Short Story Competition – Short List Announced

We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the CWA Margery Allingham Short Story Competition: Lesley Mace for Game Over Ruth Moore for River Endings Clare Littleford for A Short Walk on a Long Pier Mike Ripley for Ealing Comedy Christopher Fowler...


CWA Dagger Awards – Shortlist

The Crime Writers’ Association has unveiled the shortlisted authors for five categories in the 2015 Dagger awards during an official reception at this year’s CRIMEFEST in Bristol.   Authors, publishers and delegates assembled to hear the Dag...


CWA Dagger in the Library 2015

Eleven authors have today been longlisted for the CWA 2015 Dagger in the Library award, thanks to your votes. The longlist was compiled by YOU right and we’re thrilled that so many of you stopped by to vote for your three favourite authors. The res...


CWA Debut Dagger Longlist Announced

We are delighted to announce the long list for the CWA Debut Dagger 2015.                     The longlisted authors are: Kate Evans The Art of the Imperfect Nige...


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