Awards & Honors

Kenji Lopez-Alt

New York Times Bestseller; Wall Street Journal Bestseller; Winner, James Beard Award for Best Cookbook; Winner, IACP Best Cookbook of the Year; Best of the Year: Amazon, Publishers Weekly, Library Journal, Grub Street, Splendid Table, Atlantic Monthly

Lisa Genova

Speaker at TED2017, April 24, 2017, Vancouver; New York Times Bestseller; Sargent & Eunice Shriver Profile in Dignity Award/2015 Alzheimer’s Association Advocacy Forum; 2016 Rita Hayworth Award from National Alzheimer’s Association; Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Program; IndieNext Pick



Larry Gonick

New York Times Bestseller; Winter 2018 Montgomery Fellowship (Dartmouth); Knight Fellowship in Science Journalism (MIT); Inkpot Award for Outstanding Achievement in Comic Art; 2003 Harvey Award for Best Graphic Work


Steven Greenhouse

NY Press Club 2010 Gold Keyboard Award; 2010 Deadline Club Alert (Society of Professional Journalists); Sidney Hillman Foundation’s Hillman Prize for Book Journalism (2009); Russell Sage Foundation Presidential Authority Award




Robert Kanigel

New York Times Notable Book of the Year; National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist; L.A. Times Book Award Finalist; Grant from Alfred P. Sloan Foundation



Ed Levine

James Beard Award for Journalism/Food Blog (2010); James Beard Award for Broadcast/Video Webcast (2010); Nominee, James Beard Award for Podcast (2017); New York Times Book Review Cookbook Round-Up; Finalist, Julia Child Cookbook Award; Amazon Editors’ Picks Top 10; Amazon Editors’ Picks Top 100 Books of 2007


Laura Lippman

New York Times Bestseller; Washington Post Bestseller; Wall Street Journal Bestseller; New York Times Notable Book of the Year; Washington Post BookWorld Rave Reviews of the Year; L.A. Times Book Award Finalist; Stephen King’s Best Books of the Year (Entertainment Weekly); Janet Maslin’s Top Ten Books (The New York Times); Strand Magazine Critics Award; Dianne B. Pinckley Award; Edgar Award; Shamus Award; Nero Wolfe Award; Anthony Award for Best Novel; Barry Award for Best Novel Finalist; Macavity Award for Best Mystery Finalist; Maryland Author Award; Baltimore Mayor’s Award for Literary Excellence;  Toronto Globe and Mail Best Books of the Year; CWA Duncan Lawrie Award Finalist; Amazon’s Top 10 Best Books; Amazon 2000 Editors Choice: Best 15 Mysteries; IndieNext Pick; Wall Street Journal Top Ten Books of the Year; Seattle Times Top Ten Books of the Year; The Guardian Top Ten Books of the Year;  Seattle Times Best Mysteries of 2015; Boston Globe Best Books of 2015; The Guardian Best Books of 2015 

G.M. Malliet

Agatha Award; Kirkus Best Books of the Year; Booklist Best Mysteries of the Year; Boston Globe Top Ten Crime Novels




Margaret Maron

New York Times Bestseller; Grandmaster, Mystery Writers of America; inducted into North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame with Carl Sandburg and Clyde Edgerton; Lifetime Achievement Award, Malice Domestic; Lifetime Achievement Award, Bouchercon 2015; 2008 North Carolina Award for Literature; recipient of the Order of the Long Leaf Pine; honorary doctorate awarded in 2010 by University of North Carolina, Greensboro; 2004 Sir Walter Raleigh Award for Fiction; Edgar Award; Anthony Award; Agatha Award; Washington Post BookWorld Bestseller; Kirkus Best Fiction of 2012; Earphones Award for Audio Recording

Jenny McCoy

IACP Cookbook Award Finalist




Alice Outwater

The L.L. Winship/PEN New England Award for Nonfiction Finalist; Library Journal’s Best Science Books for General Readers




Stella Parks

Nominee, 2017 James Beard Award for Journalism (Home Cooking); Food & Wine 2012 Top Pastry Chefs of the Year





James Sallis

Bouchercon 2007 Lifetime Achievement Award; New York Times Notable Book of the Year; Washington Post BookWorld Best Book of 2005; Washington Post BookWorld Rave Reviews of the Year; New York Times Favorite Crime of 2011; Spectator UK Best Books of the Year; Winner, Hammett Prize; Lire Magazine Award for Best Crime Book of the Year; Entertainment Weekly’s Top Ten Novels of the Year; Booklist Top Ten Crime Novels of 2006; Seattle Times Best Mysteries; CWA Gold Dagger Award Finalist