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Otto Penzler

Otto Penzler , the creator of American Mystery Classics, is also the founder of The Mysterious Press (1975); (2011), an electronic-book publishing company; and New York City's Mysterious Bookshop (1979). He has won a Raven, the Ellery Queen Award, two Edgars (for the Encyclopedia of Mystery and Detection , 1977, and The Lineup , 2010), and lifetime achievement awards from NoirCon and The Strand Magazine . He has edited more than 70 anthologies and written extensively about...See more