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Monday, July 20, 2009

Belated News: Thriller Awards announced

With all of the excitement of ALA I forgot about Thriller Fest 2009, the annual conference when the International Thriller Writers give out their awards.

Here are the winners:
ThrillerMaster Award: David Morrell
In recognition of his vast body of work and influence in the field of literature

Silver Bullet Award:
Brad Meltzer
For contributions to the advancement of literacy

Silver Bullet Corporate Award: Dollar General Literacy Foundation
For longstanding support of literacy and education

Best Thriller of the Year:
THE BODIES LEFT BEHIND by Jeffery Deaver (Simon & Schuster)

Best First Novel:
CHILD 44 by Tom Rob Smith (Grand Central Publishing)

Best Short Story:
THE EDGE OF SEVENTEEN by Alexandra Sokoloff (in Darker Mask)

For a complete list of the nominated authors including previous year's winners and nominees, click here.

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