Steve Liskow  


Short Stories

Edgar Award Finalist, 2013

"Hot Sugar Blues" in Mystery Writers of America presents VENGEANCE, edited by Lee Child.

Black Orchid Novella Award, presented by the Wolfe Pack (Rex Stout Appreciation Society)

2016: "Look What They've Done to My Song, Ma"
2009: "Stranglehold"
Both stories appeared in Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine's double summer issues after announcement.

Al Blanchard Story Award, Honorable Mention

2016: "The Girl in the Red Bandanna" appeared in Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, Fall 2017
2008: "Little Things" appeared in Quarry, Level Best Books, 2009
2007: "Susie Cue" appeared in Deadfall, Level Best Books, 2008


Shamus Award Finalist, Best Indie Novel 2015

The Kids Are All Right

Writer's Digest Self-published Novel Award, Honorable Manetion, Genre Fiction 2014

Blood on The Tracks: Top 10 of over 1500 entries

Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award, Quarter-finalist, 2011

The Whammer Jammers



Steve with his second Black Orchid Novella Award for "Look What They’ve Done to My Song, Ma." He's pictured at the awards banquet with Linda Landrigan, the editor of Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine (left) and Jane Cleland, chair of the Awards committee (right).