Crime Writers of Canada Announces the Arthur Ellis Awards for the Best in Crime Writing 2010

May 27, 2010 – Thursday night, May 27, the winners of the Arthur Ellis Awards were announced at a gala held at Mysteriously Yours Dinner Theatre, Toronto. The Arthur Ellis Awards were named after the pseudonym of Canada’s last hangman. The winners were chosen from a superb collection of writers and the decisions were not easy. Barbara Haworth-Attard’s Haunted won Best Juvenile Novel and Alan Bradley’s The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie won Best First Novel.

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About Crime Writers of Canada (CWC):
Crime Writers of Canada is the national organization for Canadian mystery and crime writers, associated professionals, and anyone else with a serious interest in Canadian crime writing. Its mission is to promote Canadian crime writing and to raise the profile of Canadian crime writers from coast to coast.