The Private Eye Writers of America (PWA) has announced its nominees for the 31st annual Shamus Awards. The Award was founded in 1981 by Robert J. Randisi to recognize outstanding achievement in private eye fiction.
The awards will be presented during the Bouchercon World Mystery Convention at the PWA banquet on October 5.
Best PI Short Story
- “A Bullet From Yesterday” by Terence Faherty in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine (Jan.)
- “Mr. Monk & The Sunday Paper” by Lee Goldberg in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine (July)
- “Who I Am” by Michael Z. Lewin in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine (Dec.)
- “Vampire Slayer Murdered in Key West” by Michael West in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine (Sept. / Oct.)
- “Dancer in a Storm” by L. A. Wilson in Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine (Jan. / Feb.)
Source: Mystery Fanfare