George P. Pelecanos is an American novelist of detective fiction. His novels usually take place in Washington D.C. (his hometown). His characters include Nick Stefanos, D.C. Quartet and Derek Strange. Aside from being an author, Pelecanos also works as a TV writer, TV producer and as a film producer.
The nominees for the 2011 Strand Magazine Critics Awards have been announced! These awards look to recognize the best in mystery fiction and are judged by such media outlets as USA Today, the LA Times, the Chicago Tribune and others.