Check out this post on the Guns, Gams and Gumshoes blog on the topic of the Shamus Awards 2019: Private Eye Writers of America Accepting Submissions
PRIVATE EYE WRITERS OF AMERICA ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS
FOR 2019 SHAMUS AWARDS
For Works First Published in the U.S. in 2018
Following are the categories for the Private Eye Writers of America 2019 Shamus Awards for private eye novels and short stories first published in the United States in 2018. The awards will be presented in the fall of 2019.
DEADLINE: Submissions must be postmarked by March 31, 2019. No extensions can be given.
Shamus Committees will forward their final lists to the Shamus Awards Chair by May 31, 2019.
ELIGIBILITY: Eligible works must feature as a main character a person paid for investigative work but not employed for that work by a unit of government. These include traditionally licensed private investigators; lawyers and reporters who do their own investigations; and others who function as hired private agents. These do not include law enforcement officers; other government employees…
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