Hendley TheBoyontheBicycle

Nate Hendley, The Boy on the Bicycle, Five Rivers Publishing

A true, largely forgotten story involving a coerced confession, fumbled police investigation, a miscarriage of justice...

Yi DeathFlight

Melissa Yi, Death Flight, Windtree Press

A doctor trapped on a plane with a killer battles to save lives—and wonders if she herself might be the murderer.

Greenwood KillAsYouGo

Therese Greenwood, Kill As You Go, Coffin Hop Press

Fourteen stories that have a distinct Canadian flavour and delicate touches of darkness harkening back to the great pulp writers.

Calonego StrangerontheIce

Bernadette Calonego, The Stranger on the Ice, AmazonCrossing

A gripping mystery novel set in Canada`s Arctic. A dead girl, a mysterious explosion on the ice, dark secrets from the past.

McPherson GirlsWhisperedMurder

Lynn McPherson, The Girls Whispered Murder, Black Opal Books

It's 1954 in the cozy, New England town of Twin Oaks. Murder is on the menu. Can Izzy Walsh help find the culinary killer?

Delany BlueWaterHues

Vicki Delany, Blue Water Hues, Orca Books

Paramedic Ashley Grant feels like a fish out of water in the Caribbean as she wonders if an exclusive resort has a dark side.

Penz Sheluk PastandPresent

Judy Penz Sheluk, Past & Present, Superior Shores Press

Sometimes the past reaches out to the present...

Wilkshire RememberTokyo

Nick Wilkshire, Remember Tokyo, Dundurn Press

In Tokyo, Charlie Hillier discovers that you can't always bank on the truth.

Bolton GoodbyeCruellerWorld

Ginger Bolton, Goodbye Cruller World, Kensington Publishing Corp.

Named after her beloved tabby, Deputy Donut, Emily Westhill's donut shop is doing so well, she's expanding into catering weddings. But a killer is about to crash the reception...

Whishaw SorrowfulSanctuary

Iona Whishaw, A Sorrowful Sanctuary, TouchWood Editions

When Lane Winslow finds a badly injured man in a rowboat, she gets a shocking reminder of the perils of the recent war.

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arthur-200The Arthur Ellis Awards

for Excellence in

Canadian Crime Writing

 

The Arthur Ellis Awards are open to permanent residents of Canada, or by Canadian citizens living abroad.

The Arthurs are presented in seven categories for books and stories, published in the previous year, in the following categories:

  • Best Crime Novel
  • Best Crime First Novel
  • Best Crime Novella
  • Best Crime Short Story
  • Best French Crime Book (Fiction and Nonfiction)
  • Best Juvenile or YA Crime Book (Fiction and Nonfiction)
  • Best Nonfiction Crime Book

An eighth category, The Unhanged Arthur for Best Unpublished Manuscript, is open to writers who are not published novelists.

Deadlines

The Arthur Ellis Awards Submission Rules for the current year are posted on September 1.

Unhanged submissions must be postmarked or courier dated by October 15.

Published submissions must be postmarked or courier dated by December 15.

Shortlist Events

Arthur Ellis Short List Events take place mid-April in cities across Canada: Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Ottawa.

Current details will be posted and updated on the Home Page.

Award Banquet

The Arthur Ellis Awards Banquet takes place in Toronto, usually the last Thursday in May.

Current ticket information and event details will be posted and updated on the Home Page.

 

 

 

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