ICEFALL wins 2012 Edgar Award
We’re excited to announce that Infinity Ring author Matthew J. Kirby has just been awarded the 2012 Edgar Award in the Best Juvenile category for his novel, ICEFALL, at the 66th Gala Banquet at the Grand Hyatt hotel in New York City!
Founded in 1945, the Edgars Award is presented by the Mystery Writers of America organization and is widely acknowledged to be the most prestigious award in the genre. Nominees for the 2012 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honor the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2011.
The other 2012 Best Juvenile nominees include Horton Halfpott by Tom Angleberger (Abrams - Amulet Books), It Happened on a Train by Mac Barnett (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers), Vanished by Sheela Chari (Disney Book Group - Disney Hyperion), and The Wizard of Dark Street by Shawn Thomas Odyssey (Egmont USA). For the other 2012 Edgar Award winners, please click here.
Previous winners of the Edgar Award in the Best Juvenile division include The Buddy Files: The Case of the Lost Boy by Dori Hillestad Butler, Closed for the Season by Mary Downing Hahn, and The Postcard by Tony Abbott. To learn more about the Edgar Award, please visit their website.
ICEFALL has been sold in Germany to Dressler and in Italy to Mondadori.
He also published his debut novel The Clockwork Three with Scholastic in 2010