Sunday, May 27, 2018

2018 Shamus Award SMFS Member Nominees

Earlier today the Private Eye Writers of America announced their Shamus Award nominees for the 2018 Shamus Awards. There are four categories for awards given for private eye novels and short stories first published in the United States in 2017. Two members of the Short Mystery Fiction Society are nominated in the “Best P. I. Short Story” category. The winners will be announced at the PWA Banquet at Bouchercon.

The two SMFS member nominees are:

Robert S. Levinson for “Rosalie Marx is Missing” in Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine: May/June 2017.

Paul D. Marks for “Windward” in Coast to Coast: Private Eyes from Sea to Shining Sea. The anthology was edited by Andrew McAleer and Paul D. Marks.

The SMFS congratulates our member nominees as well as all the nominees. The full list of the 2018 Shamus award nominees can currently be found at the Writing PIs website.


Steve Liskow said...


Congratulations to both nominees.

Maggie King said...

Congrats to Robert and Paul. Well done, well deserved.

BVLawson said...

Way to go, Robert and Paul! Looking forward to reading those stories and best of luck to you both.