Mystery Writers of America


Mystery Writers of America

La Mystery Writers of America (Asociación de Escritores de Misterio de América) es una organización de autores de género policiaco, novela de terror y thriller que fue fundada en Nueva York el 26 de marzo de 1945 por Clayton Rawson, Anthony Boucher, Lawrence Treat y Brett Halliday.

Todos los años la asociación asigna el Premio Edgar, en memoria de Edgar Allan Poe, fundador de estos géneros, en forma de una pequeña estatuilla del autor, por los méritos asumidos en distintas categorías: mejor novela, mejor ópera prima, mejor autor del año, etcétera.

Gran premio

Año Ganador Año Ganador Año Ganador
1955 Agatha Christie 1978 Daphne du Maurier 1994 Lawrence Block
1958 Vincent Starrett Dorothy B. Hughes 1995 Mickey Spillane
1959 Rex Stout Ngaio Marsh 1996 Dick Francis
1961 Ellery Queen 1979 Aaron Marc Stein 1997 Ruth Rendell
1962 Erle Stanley Gardner 1980 W. R. Burnett 1998 Barbara Mertz
1963 John Dickson Carr 1981 Stanley Ellin 1999 P.D. James
1964 George Harmon Coxe 1982 Julian Symons 2000 Mary Higgins Clark
1966 Georges Simenon 1983 Margaret Millar 2001 Edward D. Hoch
1967 Baynard Kendrick 1984 John le Carré 2002 Robert B. Parker
1969 John Creasey 1985 Dorothy Salisbury Davis 2003 Ira Levin
1970 James M. Cain 1986 Ed McBain 2004 Joseph Wambaugh
1971 Mignon G. Eberhart 1987 Michael Gilbert 2005 Marcia Muller
1972 John D. MacDonald 1988 Phyllis A. Whitney 2006 Stuart M. Kaminsky
1973 Judson Philips 1989 Hillary Waugh 2007 Stephen King
Alfred Hitchcock 1990 Helen McCloy 2008 Bill Pronzini
1974 Ross Macdonald 1991 Tony Hillerman 2009 James Lee Burke
1975 Eric Ambler 1992 Elmore Leonard Sue Grafton
1976 Graham Greene 1993 Donald E. Westlake

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