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CRIME WRITERS OF CANADA AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE
2024 SUBMISSIONS CLOSED
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If you love mystery, suspense and true crime, you'll want to meet our authors!
P.D.Workman – June 2023 interview / author and publisher, Calgary
Award-winning and USA Today Bestselling author P.D. Workman loves writing about the underdog, who the reader may love or hate. She has been praised for her realistic details, deep characterization, and sensitive handling of the serious social issues that appear in all of her stories, from light cozy mysteries through to darker, grittier young adult and mystery/suspense books.
donalee Moulton – May 2023 interview / author, editor, journalist, and communications expert, Halifax.
donalee Moulton is an award-winning freelance journalist. Her first mystery is Hung Out to Die (Spring 2023). Her story “Swan Song” was published in Cold Canadian Crime. She also authored The Thong Principle: Saying What You Mean and Meaning What You Say. donalee lives in Halifax happily surrounded by family, friends, pets, and words of all shapes, sizes, and syllables.
All the CWC Authors who were shortlisted for the Awards of Excellence have been interviewed. See the full list here.
Click here for the winner and judges comments HERE.
Erik D'Souza interviews 2023 Derrick Murdoch Award recipient
Jack Batten is an acclaimed freelancer and award-winning author of dozens of fiction and non-fiction books for adults and young people. He’s written scores of short stories and articles on topics covering music, the law, movies and sports. His Crang mystery, Straight No Chaser, was shortlisted for the Crime Writers of Canada’s 1990 Award for Best Crime Novel.
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