This week (Thursday, April 27, 2017) the Mystery Writers of America holds its 71st Annual Edgar Awards in New York City. Named after Edgar Allan Poe, the Edgar Awards honors the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2016. Southern Illinois based author Laura Benedict is a finalist in the Best Short Story category for her work "A Paler Shade of Death." WSIU's Jeff Williams recently talked with Benedict about her nominated story and the Edgar Awards.
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