RARA-AVIS: Re: female authors

From: JIM DOHERTY ( jimdohertyjr@yahoo.com)
Date: 02 Feb 2008

Re Debbi's comment below:

"There are other, even more obvious suspects, like Sue Grafton . . . "

This thread seems like a good place to mention that the British Crime Writers Association has recently announced that the Diamond Dagger, for Lifetime Achievement, will be awarded to Sue Grafton this year.

Which reminds me, apropos of nothing to do with female writers, other than that he's married to his occasional collaborator, Marcia Muller, it's worth noting that another long-time member of the hard-boiled fraternity, Bill Pronzini, has been announced as the winner of ths year's Grand Master Award, MWA's counterpart to CWA's Diamond Dagger.


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