Hammett Prize

The Hammett Prize is awarded annually by the International Association of Crime Writers, North American Branch (IACW/NA) to a Canadian or US citizen or permanent resident for a book in English in the field of crime writing. It is named after crime-writer Dashiell Hammett and was established in 1991.

 

2018 selection

November Road

Anthony Award for Best Novel 2019, Hammett Prize 2018

by Lou Berney

‘A great read, combining brutal action with a moving love story; gorgeous writing, too’ Ian Rankin

‘Exceptional’ Stephen King

Winner of the 2018 Hammett Prize. A poignant and evocative crime novel...