Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life by Ruth Franklin (Liveright) won the 2017 Edgar Award for Best Critical/ Biographical.
Several authors and works of genre interest were on the 2017 Edgar Awards shortlist, including Peter Ackroyd, Ally Condie, Stephen King, Justine Larbalestier, Joyce Carol Oates, and Bram Stoker, among others. Max Allan Collins was made Grand Master.
The Edgar Allan Poe Awards, “honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television,” were presented April 27, 2017 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York NY.
For more information, including the full list of nominees and winners, see the Edgar Awards website.