Friday, June 3, 2011

2011 Arthur Ellis Award Winners

The 2011 Arthur Ellis Awards, given by Crime Writers of Canada, were announced last night during Bloody Words, held in Victoria, Canada this year.

Best Novel:
Bury Your Dead, by Louise Penny (Little, Brown UK)

Best Short Story:
 “So Much in Common,” by Mary Jane Maffini (Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine)

Best Non-Fiction:
On the Farm, by Stevie Cameron (Knopf Canada)

Best Juvenile/Young Adult:
The Worst Thing She Ever Did, by Alice Kuipers (HarperCollins)

Best Crime Writing in French:
Dans le quartier des agités, by Jacques Côté (Alire)

Best First Novel:
The Debba, by Avner Mandleman (Other Press)

Unhanged Arthur (Best Unpublished First Crime Novel):
Better Off Dead, by John Jeneroux 

My Congratulations to All the Nominees and Winners!

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