2018 Arthur Ellis Awards for
Excellence in Canadian Crime Writing
The Annual Arthur Ellis Awards by Crime Writers of Canada recognizes the best in mystery, crime, and suspense writing in fiction and non-fiction by Canadian writers. Winners were announced yesterday evening at the Arthur Ellis Awards Gala in Toronto. Congratulations to all!
BEST CRIME NOVEL
Sleeping in the Ground, by Peter Robinson, publisher McClelland & Stewart
BEST FIRST CRIME NOVEL sponsored by Rakuten Kobo
Full Curl, by Dave Butler, publisher Dundurn Press
BEST CRIME NOVELLA – The Lou Allin Memorial Award
How Lon Pruitt Was Found Murdered in an Open Field with No Footprints Around, by Mike Culpepper, published in Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, by Dell
BEST CRIME SHORT STORY
The Outlier, by Catherine Astolfo, published in 13 Claws by Carrick Publishing
BEST NONFICTION CRIME BOOK
The Whisky King, by Trevor Cole, publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd.
BEST JUVENILE/YOUNG ADULT CRIME BOOK
Chase – Get Ready to Run, by Linwood Barclay, publisher Penguin Random House Puffin Canada
BEST CRIME BOOK IN FRENCH
Les Tricoteuses, by Marie Saur, publisher Héliotrope Noir
BEST UNPUBLISHED FIRST CRIME NOVEL sponsored by Dundurn Press
Destruction in Paradise by Dianne Scott
About Crime Writers of Canada
Crime Writers of Canada was founded in 1982 as a professional organization designed to raise the profile of Canadian crime writers. Members include authors, publishers, editors, booksellers, librarians, reviewers, and literary agents as well as many developing authors.