2016 SHAMUS AWARD WINNERs
The winners for the 2016 Shamus Awards for private eye novels and short stories first published in the United States in 2015 were announced September 16 at the 2016 Bouchercon in New Orleans.
The winner are listed below, in bold, with the other finalists in each category following:
BEST PRIVATE EYE NOVEL
BEST FIRST PRIVATE EYE NOVEL
BEST ORIGINAL PRIVATE EYE PAPERBACK
BEST PRIVATE EYE SHORT STORY
The awards will be presented in the fall of 2016 at Bouchercon in New Orleans.
2016 SHAMUS AWARDS BANQUET DETAILS ANNOUNCED
The 2016 Private Eye Writers of America Shamus Awards Banquet will be held
The PWA First Novel Contest
The Private Eye Writers of America Contest for Best First Private Eye Novel, which ran for almost thirty years, is currently on hiatus while we search for a new sponsor.
Past winners include Les Roberts, Michael Koryta, Gar Anthony Haywood, Janet Dawson, J.L. Abramo, Ken Kuhlken and Steve Hamilton.
2015 SHAMUS AWARDS
The winners of the 2015 PWA's Shamus Awards, for works published in 2014, were announced at the PWA Banquet at Bouchercon in Raleigh, North Carolina on Friday, October 9, 2015.
You can find the final list of winners here.
2014 SHAMUS AWARDS AT LONG BEACH
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