Monday, October 16, 2017

Crime Does Not Pay.. .Enough! MWA NorCal, Yesterday and Today

Wednesday, October 18
6-8 PM
Crime Does Not Pay… Enough! MWA NorCal, Yesterday and Today
Morrison Library (UC Berkeley)
Berkeley, CA
Randal Brandt, Laurie R. King, Sheldon Siegel & Kelli Stanley
RSVP if you’re thinking of attending, here.

Sunday, October 15, 2017

ANTHONY AWARDS 2017


ANTHONY AWARDS

The Anthony Awards were given out at the Bouchercon World Mystery Convention in Toronto, Canada today.


ANTHONY AWARD WINNERS 

Best Novel
A Great Reckoning – Louise Penny [Minotaur]


Best First Novel
IQ – Joe Ide [Mulholland]


Best Paperback Original
Heart of Stone – James W. Ziskin [Seventh Street]


Best Short Story
"Oxford Girl" – Megan Abbott, Mississippi Noir [Akashic]


Best Critical Nonfiction Work
Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life – Ruth Franklin [Liveright]


Best Children’s/YA Novel
The Girl I Used to Be – April Henry [Henry Holt] 


Best Anthology
Blood on the Bayou: Bouchercon Anthology 2016 – Greg Herren, ed. [Down & Out]


Best Novella (8,000-40,000 words)
The Last Blue Glass – B.K. Stevens, Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, April 2016 [Dell]


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About the Anthony Awards
The Anthony Award is named for the late Anthony Boucher (William Anthony Parker White), well-known writer and critic from the New York Times, who helped found the Mystery Writers of America. Anthony Award Categories. 

About Bouchercon: 
Bouchercon, the World Mystery Convention, is an annual convention where readers, writers, fans, publishers, editors, agents, booksellers, and other lovers of crime fiction gather for a 4-day weekend of education, entertainment, and fun! It is the world’s premiere event bringing together all parts of the mystery and crime fiction community, and is pronounced [bough’·chur·con].