Awards & Winners

Brett Halliday

Date of Birth 31-July-1904
Place of Birth Chicago
(Illinois, United States of America, Chicago metropolitan area, Area code 872)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Davis Dresser, Robert Terrall
Profession Writer, Novelist
Brett Halliday, primary pen name of Davis Dresser, was an American mystery writer, best known for the long-lived series of Michael Shayne novels he wrote, and later commissioned others to write. Dresser wrote non-series mysteries, westerns and romances under the names Asa Baker, Matthew Blood, Kathryn Culver, Don Davis, Hal Debrett, Anthony Scott, Peter Field, and Anderson Wayne.

Awards by Brett Halliday

Check all the awards nominated and won by Brett Halliday.


Edgar Award for Outstanding Mystery Criticism
(Westport Town Crier and other Connecticut papers)


Nominations 1952 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Edgar Award for Best Short Story Twenty Great Tales of Murder