Awards & Winners

Karin Slaughter

Date of Birth 06-January-1971
Place of Birth Atlanta
(Georgia, United States of America, Fulton County, Area code 470, Area code 678, Area code 404)
Nationality United States of America
Profession Novelist, Author, Writer
Karin Slaughter is an American crime writer, whose first novel Blindsighted became an international success, was published in almost 30 languages, and made the Crime Writers' Association's Dagger Award shortlist for "Best Thriller Debut" of 2001. She has sold more than 30 million copies of her books, and is published in 32 languages. Fractured, the second novel in the Will Trent series, debuted at number one in the UK and the Netherlands, and was the number one adult fiction title in Australia. At the same time, Faithless published in Germany at number one. Slaughter was born in a small southern Georgia community. Now residing in Atlanta, she is widely credited with coining the term "investigoogling" in 2006. Slaughter is currently part of a "Save the Libraries" event that benefits the DeKalb County Public Library.

Awards by Karin Slaughter

Check all the awards nominated and won by Karin Slaughter.


Edgar Award for Best Short Story
Honored for : The Unremarkable Heart

Nominations 2013 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Edgar Award for Best Short Story The Unremarkable Heart


Nominations 2007 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Triptych


Nominations 2002 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Macavity Awards for Best First Mystery Novel Blindsighted
Barry Award for Best First Novel Blindsighted


Nominations 2001 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
CWA New Blood Dagger Blindsighted