The Macavity Awards, given annually by Mystery Readers International, are named for the mystery cat in T.S. Eliot's "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats." The categories are novel, first novel, short story and non-fiction.
Scroll down to see a list of winners from 1987 to the present. Past winners include "Murder on the Iditarod Trail" by Sue Henry and "Bloodhounds" by Peter Lovesey.