Congratulations to Art Taylor, associate professor and assistant director of the Creative Writing Program, on winning the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Short Story. His prize-winning story, “English 398: Fiction Workshop,” was originally published in Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine and is also a finalist for this year's Agatha Award for Best Short Story.
Presented each spring by Mystery Writers of America, the Edgars are widely acknowledged to be the most prestigious awards in the genre. See the full list of winners here.
In his acceptance speech, Professor Taylor offered thanks to Mason's English Department. You can read the speech at this website.
April 28, 2019