Awards & Winners

1954 Edgar Award

Check winners and nominations of 1954 Edgar Award. Check awards winners of 1954 Edgar Awards. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

1954 Edgar Awards

Edgar Award for Best Novel

Charlotte Jay

Honored for : Beat Not the Bones
Edgar Award for Best First Novel by an American Author

Ira Levin

Honored for : A Kiss Before Dying
Edgar Award for Best Short Story

Roald Dahl

Honored for : Someone Like You
Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime

John Bartlow Martin

Honored for : Why Did they Kill?
Edgar Award for Best Motion Picture Screenplay

William P. McGivern, Sydney Boehm

Honored for : The Big Heat

Nominations »

Nominee Nominated Work
William P. McGivern The Big Heat
Sydney Boehm The Big Heat
Edgar Award for Best Television Episode Teleplay

Jerome Ross

Honored for : Crime at Blossom's
(Series: Studio One)
Edgar Award for Outstanding Mystery Criticism

Brett Halliday

(Westport Town Crier and other Connecticut papers)
Edgar Award for Best Radio Drama

E. Jack Neuman

Honored for : The Shot
Edgar Award for Outstanding Mystery Criticism

Helen McCloy

(Westport Town Crier and other Connecticut papers)
Raven Award

Dr. Thomas Gonzales

(retiring medical examiner, New York City)
Raven Award

Tom Lehrer

(for his mystery parodies)
Raven Award

Dr. Harrison Martland

(retiring medical examiner, Essex County, New Jersey)
Special Edgars Award

Mary Roberts Rinehart

Honored for : The Frightened Wife