The CWA Dagger Awards 2016
The winners of the CWA Dagger Awards 2016 were officially announced on 11 October. On the judging panel for the CWA John Creasey Dagger, for a first book by a previously unpublished writer, were Lovereading's Maxim Jakubowski and Louise Weir.
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CWA Dagger Awards 2016 - Winners announced!
The winners of the CWA Dagger Awards 2016 were announced at a ceremony held at The Grange Hotel in Tower Bridge in London on 11 October 2016. The winners were as follows:
CWA Goldsboro Gold Dagger 2016 Award Winner
CWA John Creasey Dagger 2016 Award Winner
CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger 2016 Award Winner
CWA Endeavour Historical Dagger 2016 Award Winner
CWA International Dagger 2016 Award Winner
Diamond Dagger 2016 Award Winner
CWA Dagger in the Library 2016 Award Winner
The 2016 CWA JOHN CREASEY DAGGER 2016 FULL LONGLIST.
Fever City by Tim Baker
Dodgers by Bill Beverly
Mr Miller by Charles Den Tex
The Teacher by Katerina Diamond
Wicked Game by Matt Johnson
Freedom's Child by Jax Miller
The Dark Inside by Rod Reynolds
Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh
Good Liar by Nicholas Searle
The CWA Dagger Awards are the longest established literary awards in the UK and are internationally recognised as a mark of excellence and achievement.
The Crime Writers Association was established in 1953 by crime writer John Creasey. The Daggers began with what was originally known as the Crossed Red Herring Award in 1955 and have grown from there. 10 Daggers are awarded every year.
The Daggers name and Crossed Daggers logo are registered Trade Marks of the Crime Writers’ Association.
Charles Den Tex