Hammett Prize Nomination!

Lisa Unger - Hammett Prize Nominee

Thrilled and honored to announce that UNDER MY SKIN has been nominated for the prestigious Hammett Prize, which is awarded annually by the International Association of Crime Writers (North America) for literary excellence in crime-writing.

The winner receives a “Thin Man” trophy, designed by sculptor Peter Boiger.

My fellow nominees include:
Lou Berney, November Road
Robert Olen Butler, Paris in the Dark
William Boyle, The Lonely Witness
Sam Weibe, Cut You Down

This prize, named for the great Dashiell Hammett, has been awarded to some of my favorite writers including Stephen King, George Pelecanos, Margaret Atwood and Carol Goodman.