About

New Jersey-born Elizabeth Foxwell is an editor at McFarland & Co.; the managing editor of _Clues: A Journal of Detection_, the oldest US scholarly journal on mystery/detective/crime fiction; and editor of the McFarland Companions to Mystery Fiction series. She has edited several mystery anthologies, writes frequently on mystery history, and reviews mysteries for _Publishers Weekly_. She also edited _In Their Own Words: American Women in World War I_ (2015) and coauthored _The Robert B. Parker Companion_ (2005). Foxwell lives outside of Washington, DC.

Other Works

  • "125 Pounds of Nerve and Pluck" [on pioneer aviator Ruth Bancroft Law, Aviation History magazine]

    2022
  • Ian Rankin: A Companion to the Mystery Fiction (ed.)

    2020
  • Ngaio Marsh: A Companion to the Mystery Fiction (ed.)

    2019
  • P. D. James: A Companion to the Mystery Fiction (ed.)

    2017
  • "'I Write Christie': The Mysteries of Isaac Asimov," Critical Insights: Isaac Asimov

    2017
  • Sara Paretsky: A Companion to the Mystery Fiction (ed.)

    2016
  • In Their Own Words: American Women in World War I

    2015
  • James Ellroy: A Companion to the Mystery Fiction (ed.)

    2013
  • Ed McBain/Evan Hunter: A Literary Companion (ed.)

    2012
  • Andrea Camilleri: A Companion to the Mystery Fiction (ed.)

    2012
  • E. X. Ferrars: A Companion to the Mystery Fiction (ed.)

    2011
  • John Buchan: A Companion to the Mystery Fiction (ed.)

    2009
  • The Robert B. Parker Companion

    2005

Awards and Recognition

  • Agatha Award winner, Best Short Story ("No Man's Land")
  • Anthony Award nominee, Best Anthology (_Malice Domestic 9_)
  • Macavity Award nominee, Best Short Story ("No Man's Land")
  • George N. Dove Award recipient, for contributions to the serious study of mystery/detective/crime fiction, Detective/Mystery Caucus, Popular Culture Assn