Raven Awards to Kate’s Mystery Books and the Library of Congress

The full news release is available here, but Anthony Rainone has the general highlights:

_“Mystery Writers of America to Honor Kate’s Mystery Books & the

Library of Congress, Center for the Book at 2008 Edgar® AwardsTwo

beacons of the literary community sharing one passion for the

crime-writing genre will be honored by Mystery Writers of America (MWA)

with the Raven Award for 2008. Kate’s Mystery Books and The Center for

the Book in the Library of Congress will each be presented with Raven

Awards at the 2008 Edgar® Banquet. Established in 1953, the award is

bestowed by MWA’s Board of Directors for outstanding achievement in the

mystery field outside the realm of creative writing. “_

Very cool news and much deserved.