The St. Martin’s Press (later Minotaur Books)/Private Eye Writers of America Best First Private Eye Novel Contest

The Private Eye Writers of America (PWA) is an organization devoted to private-eye detective fiction, and are probably best known for their annual Shamus Awards. Membership is open to fans, writers, and publishing professionals. There are three levels of membership: Active, Associate, and International. In 1986, the PWA teamed up with St. Martin's Press, one … Continue reading The St. Martin’s Press (later Minotaur Books)/Private Eye Writers of America Best First Private Eye Novel Contest