a little about O’Neil De Noux
2012-2013 VICE-PRESIDENT of the Private Eye Writers of America
O’Neil De Noux writes in multiple genres, including historical fiction and realistic, character-driven crime fiction featuring the accurate dialogue of the street and strong settings, primarily New Orleans. His erotica seethes and his science fiction adventure stories are a throwback to Edgar Rice Burroughs. His publishing credits include 32 novels, 9 short story collections and over 400 short stories published.
His writing has garnered critical praise and writing awards:
LITERARY ARTIST OF THE YEAR
2015 PRESIDENT’S AWARD
St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana
2023 SHAMUS AWARD Nominee for BEST PRIVATE EYE SHORT STORY "A Jelly of Intrigue"
The Shamus Awards are given annually by the Private Eye Writers of America to recognize outstanding achievement in private eye fiction
2021 SHAMUS AWARD Nominee for BEST PRIVATE EYE SHORT STORY "A Dreamboat Gambol"
2020 SHAMUS AWARD WINNER for BEST PRIVATE EYE SHORT STORY "Sac-a-lait Man"
2017 SHAMUS AWARD Nominee for BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL PRIVATE EYE NOVEL HOLD ME, BABE
2017 DERRINGER AWARD Nominee for BEST LONG STORY “Effect on Men”
The Derringer Award is given annually by the Short Mystery Fiction Society to recognize excellence in short mystery fiction
2017 DERRINGER AWARD Nominee for BEST FLASH STORY “A Just Reward”
2016 SHAMUS AWARD Nominee for BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL PRIVATE EYE NOVEL THE LONG COLD
2014 DERRINGER AWARD Nominee for BEST NOVELETTE “For Love’s Sake”
BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 2013 – short story “Misprision of Felony” selected for mystery writing’s most revered anthology
2013 SHAMUS AWARD Nominee for BEST INDIE PRIVATE EYE NOVEL ENAMORED
2011 POLICE BOOK of the YEAR for the novel JOHN RAVEN BEAU (police-writers.com)
2009-2010 ARTIST SERVICES CAREER ADVANCEMENT AWARD from the Louisiana Division of the Arts for the novel BATTLE KISS
2009 DERRINGER AWARD WINNER for BEST NOVELETTE “Too Wise”
2009 DERRINGER AWARD Nominee for BEST LONG STORY “The Bonnie and Clyde Caper”
2007 SHAMUS AWARD WINNER for BEST PRIVATE EYE SHORT STORY “The Heart Has Reasons”
2007 UNITED KINGDOM SHORT STORY PRIZE Short Story Challenge WINNER for “Death on Denial”
BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 2003 Anthology – short story "Death on Denial" selected
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