About ITW

The International Thriller Writers is an honorary society of authors of both fiction and nonfiction, who write books broadly classified as “thrillers.” This would include murder mysteries, detective novels, suspense, horror, supernatural, action, espionage, true crime, war, adventure, and myriad other genres and subject areas.

ITW’s mission is “to bestow recognition and promote the thriller genre at an innovative and superior level for and through our members; to provide opportunities for mentoring, education and collegiality among Debut, established, and blockbuster thriller authors and industry professionals; and to grant awards for excellence in the thriller genre.”