Earlier this week, Mystery Writers of America officially announced their list of nominees for the 2019 Edgar Awards to be presented at their gala on the evening of April 25, 2019 in New York City. A complete list of all the categories and their nominees can be found at the MWA announcement page.
We of the SMFS are pleased to announce that SMFS list member Art Taylor has been nominated in the BEST SHORT STORY category for his piece, “English 398: Fiction Workshop” which appeared in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine: July/August 2018 issue. Mr. Taylor shared the inspiration behind the story in his post on the Sleuthsayers Blog last June and analyzed what he was doing by way of a post on The First Two Pages that also appeared last June. You can read the story by way of a PDF over at Mr. Taylor’s website.