2022 Agatha Award Nominees Announced

By: Brandon Williams, February 12th, 2023 11:02 pm.

The nominations have been announced by Malice Domestic for the 2022 Agatha Awards.

The Agatha Awards are literary awards for mystery authors, named after Dame Agatha Christie. They include six categories – Best Contemporary, Best First Mystery, Best Historical, Best Short Story, Best Non-Fiction, and Best Children’s/YA Mystery. The first awards were given out in 1989 (for the year 1988), and have been given out every year since.

The winners will be announced during the Malice Domestic 35 convention in Bethesda, Maryland on April 29th, 2023.

Below is the list of nominations for the 2022 Agatha Awards:

Best Contemporary Novel

Best Historical Novel

Best First Novel

Best Short Story

Best Non-Fiction

  • The Life of Crime: Detecting the History of Mysteries and Their Creators by Martin Edwards
  • The Handbook to Agatha Christie: The Bloomsbury Handbook to Agatha Christie by Mary Anna Evans and J.C. Bernthal
  • The Science of Murder: The Forensics of Agatha Christie by Carla Valentine
  • Promophobia: Taking the Mystery Out of Promoting Crime Fiction by Diane Vallere
  • Agatha Christie: An Elusive Woman by Lucy Worsley

Best Children’s/YA Mystery

Congratulations to all of the nominees! For more information on this year’s Agatha Awards, please visit Malice Domestic.

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