Martina Cole has been awarded the highest honour in British crime writing, the Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) Diamond Dagger, almost 30 years after she was "dismissed by... Read more
A J Waines, Fiona Veitch Smith and Holly Watt will feature in this year's National Crime Reading Month, which is now online due to the... Read more
Indie presses dominate the six-strong shortlist for the inaugural Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) Dagger for the Best Crime and Mystery Publisher of the Year. ... Read more
Crime writer Ann Cleeves has said the loss of the once-reliable library market is stopping publishers from taking risks on more adventurous writing, including debuts... Read more
The Crime Writers’ Association has elected Victorian crime specialist Linda Stratmann as its new chair.
The Crime Writers’ Association has appointed Maxim Jakubowski as its first ever publishers’ liaison officer.
The Crime Writers' Association has created the role of festival liaison officer to strengthen the links between crime writers and literary festivals.
Digital publisher Sapere Books has agreed to a three year partnership with the Crime Writers’ Association, sponsoring its Historical Dagger Award, starting from 2019.
Mick Herron, Abir Mukherjee and Emma Viskic are among the crime writers shortlisted for more than one prize at this year’s Dagger awards, run by the Crime Writers’ Association... Read more
The Crime Writers’ Association will award the CWA Diamond Dagger, given annually for “sustained excellence”, to US author Michael Connelly.