Mildred Wirt Benson
Awards and Honors
- 1957 – Boys’ Life-Dodd, Mead prize for Dangerous Deadline.
- 1973 – Amos Ives Root Award, Ohio Aviation Trades Association for articles on aviation.
- 1989 – Ohioana Citation, Ohioana Library Association, for contributions to children’s literature.
- 1993 – Person of the Week, ABC-TV’s World News Tonight.
- 1993 – Honored by the University of Iowa (her alma mater) at its Nancy Drew Conference for Adults and Children.
- Citation for Feature Writing, Ohio Newspaper Women’s Association.
- 2000 – Agatha Award for Lifetime Achievement, Malice Domestic.
- 2001 – Edgar Allan Poe Special Award, Mystery Writers of America.
Source: Contemporary Authors Online, Gale, 2004.
Gale Database: Contemporary Authors