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Edgar Allan Poe Awards 2004 Nominees

Edgar Allan Poe Awards 2004 Nominees

Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce the nominations for the Edgar Allan Poe Awards 2004, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction, television and film published or produced in 2003. The Edgar(r) Awards will be presented at our 58th Gala Banquet, April 29, 2004 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York City.

And The Nominations Are:

BEST MYSTERY NOVEL 2004

Nominees

(St. Martin's Minotaur)

(Little, Brown)

(Kodansha International)

(Little, Brown)

(Soho Press)

BEST FIRST NOVEL BY AN AMERICAN AUTHOR 2004

Nominees

(St. Martin's Minotaur)

(William Morrow)

(St. Martin's Minotaur)

(Soho Press)

(St. Martin's Minotaur)

BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL NOVEL 2004

Nominees

(NAL-Penguin)

(Pinnacle)

(NAL-Penguin)

(Akashic Books)

(Dundurn Group)

BEST CRITICAL/BIOGRAPHICAL NOVEL 2004

Nominees

(Poisoned Pen Press)

(Morrow)

(HarperCollins)

(McFarland)

(Bloomsbury)

BEST FACT CRIME BOOK 2004

Nominees

(Arcade Publishing)

(Random House - Crown Books)

(HarperCollins)

(Pantheon Books)

(Carroll & Graf)

BEST SHORT STORY 2004

Nominees

"Bet on Red" -

(NAL-Penguin)

"Black Heart & Cabin Girl" -

(Berkley Prime Crime)

"Totaled" -

(Level Best Books)

"The Maids" -

(Berkley Prime Crime)

"Cowboy Grace" -

(Golden Gryphon Press)

BEST YOUNG ADULT MYSTERY BOOK 2004

Nominees

(Dutton Children's Group)

(McElderry - Simon & Schuster)

(Wendy Lamb Books/Random House Childrens)

(Knopf Books for Young Readers)

(Bancroft Press)

BEST JUVENILE MYSTERY BOOK 2004

Nominees

(Harcourt Children's Books)

(Simon & Schuster/Atheneum)

(HarperCollins Children's Books)

(Wendy Lamb Books/Random House Childrens)

(Knopf Books for Young Readers/Random House Childrens)

BEST MYSTERY TELEVISION EPISODE TELEPLAY 2004

Nominees

Law & Order: Criminal Intent - "Probability", Teleplay by Gerry Conway. Story by Rene Balcer & Gerry Conway

Law & Order: SVU - "Coerced", Teleplay by Jonathan Greene

Monk - "Mr. Monk and the 12th Man", Teleplay by Michael Angeli

Monk - "Mr. Monk and the Very, Very Old Man", Teleplay by Daniel Dratch

The Practice - "Goodbye", Teleplay by Peter Blake & David E. Kelley

BEST MYSTERY MOTION PICTURE MOVIE SCREENPLAY 2004

Nominees

, Screenplay by Wayne Kramer & Frank Hannah (Lions Gate Films)

, Screenplay by Steve Knight (BBC, Celador Productions, Jonescompany)

Monster, Screenplay by Patty Jenkins (MDP Worldwide)

, Screenplay by Brian Helgeland, based on the Novel by Dennis Lehane (Malpaso Productions)

, Screenplay by Brian Koppelman, David Levien, Rick Cleveland, Matthew Chapman, based on the Novel by John Grisham

THE SIMON & SCHUSTER - MARY HIGGINS CLARK AWARD 2004

Nominees

(Five Star Publishing)

(HarperCollins)

(HarperCollins)

(Morrow)

(Intrigue Press)

ROBERT L. FISH MEMORIAL AWARD 2004

Sandy Balzo - The Grass is Always Greener (EQMM - March 2003)

GRAND MASTER 2004

Joseph Wambaugh

RAVEN AWARD 2004

Ray and Pat Browne Library for Popular Culture Studies at Bowling Green State University, in recognition of its long-standing work in collecting and preserving detective fiction

Vanity Fair Magazine, Graydon Carter, editor, in recognition of their coverage of True Crime

SPECIAL EDGAR(r) AWARD 2004

Home Box Office, in recognition of the creation and production of their ground-breaking crime series such as The Sopranos, Oz and The Wire.