The 2015 Edgar Awards were presented by the Mystery Writers of America in a ceremony held April 29, 2015 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York. There were several works of genre interest among the winners:
Mr. Mercedes, Stephen King (Scribner)
Best Critical/ Biographical
Poe-Land: The Hallowed Haunts of Edgar Allen Poe, J.W. Ocker (Countryman)
Best Short Story
“What Do You Do”, Gillian Flynn, Rogues (Del Rey)
Greenglass House, Kate Milford (Clarion)
As previously announced, Lois Duncan was named 2015 Grand Master, along with James Ellroy. Hard Case Crime co-founder and editor Charles Ardai received the Ellery Queen Award.