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Edgar Photos

I went to New York last week for the Edgar banquet, where the Mystery Writers of America did me the honor of naming me a Grand Master.  It felt strange to join Dorothy Salisbury Davis, Rex Stout and Agatha Christie’s company, as if I were both old enough and distinguished enough for the honor.  In my previous post, I included the remarks I gave on accepting this honor, but I also wanted to post a few pictures.  I’m afraid I’m in most of the pix because I was getting people to take pictures of me with friends, but I hope some more wide ranging pictures will show up soon that I can add here.

Laurie Ferguson, a cherished friend, attended the party as Dorothy's representative

With Dorothy Salisbury Davis for her 95th Birthday

With Laura Lippman at the Edgars

Augie Aleksy and Tracy won the Raven for their stellar bookstore, Centuries and Sleuths

My husband, Courtenay Wright, still fits into the dinner dress he bought in 1949

Writer and editor Joanna Krotz, one of my oldest friends, arrives with Putnam publicity director Michael Barson

With my literary agent, Dominick Abel

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