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The Tony Hillerman Prize
for a best first mystery novel is one of my favorite competitions to launch new authors.

It is sponsored by Thomas Dunne Books and Minotaur Books, imprints of St. Martin's Press, and W

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The awards season officially begins today.

The Mystery Writers of America announced this morning the nominees for the 2015 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, nonfiction, and television pu

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