The Anthony – Named in honor of Anthony Boucher, a writer, reviewer, and editor. It is awarded at Bouchercon.
The Claymore – Awarded at Killer Nashville, this award is named after the dagger.
The Daphne – Named in honor of Daphne Du Maurier, author of Rebecca and other books. The award is presented at the Romance Writer’s of America National Conference.
The Derringer – Named after the pocket pistol, the Derringer is awarded by the Short Mystery Fiction Society.
The Edgars – Named after Edgar Allen Poe, the award is presented by the Mystery Writers of America at their annual gala.
The IPPY – An award recognizing excellence in independent publishing, which includes independent, university, and self-published. Presented at the yearly awards ceremony
The Lefty – Awarded at the Left Coast Crime Conference.
The Macavity – Named for the “mystery cat” of T. S. Eliot and is awarded by Mystery Readers International
The Next Generation Indie Book Award – The largest international award program for independent publishers. The not-for-profit award is award by IBA and presented at the yearly awards ceremony.
The Shamus – The award is presented by the Private Eye Writers of America
The Silver Falchion – Awarded at Killer Nashville, this award is named after a knife.