It's voting season! Pop Culture Nerd celebrates Mystery Monthy with the second annual Stalker Awards. Vote for your favorite authors and novels (of books published in 2011), through 9 p.m. PST tonight. Fun categories include "Most Throat-Grabbing Opening Sentence" and "Most Criminally Underrated Author."
You can also vote for your favorite new Burn Notice opening titles on the USA Networks' fan site.
Get ready for Book Expo America that launches in a little over a week, as Publishing Trends reminds us. As you might imagine, this year's event is heavy on panels and discussions centered on digital publishing. One of the featured speakers at the Adult Book & Author Breakfasts is author Jo Nesbo, and one of the featured APA Author Tea speakers is Lee Child.
Mysterious Press just announced the release of new ebook editions of novels and stories written by classic crime writers Clayton Rawson (the Great Merlini series) and Rex Stout (Nero Wolfe). Hat tip to Omnimystery News.
Kristin Centorcelli at the Criminal Element Blog takes a look at the Women of Noir.
I missed this on Media Murder for Monday, but BBC is featuring a half-hour radio program called "Miles Jupp in a Locked Room" about locked room mysteries with comedian Miles Jupp interviewing a number of authors and scholars about the genre. But it's only available for listening online through this Sunday.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the James Bond film series, MGM will release a Blu-ray box set — containing all 22 Bond flicks and over 130 hours of bonus material — on September 25th.
The Q&A roundup this week features Will Carver, whose debut novel Girl 4 last year introduced the enigmatic and haunted detective, January David.
If you are on Twitter, The Boston Globe listed the top 50 creative writing professors who Tweet.