Saturday, September 8, 2018

ANTHONY AWARD WINNERS 2018

ANTHONY AWARD WINNERS

The Anthony Awards are given at each annual Bouchercon World Mystery Convention with the winners selected by attendees. Bouchercon is the World Mystery Convention. This year Bouchercon is taking place in St Petersburg, Florida, September 9-12, 2018. Winners were announced this evening. Congratulations to all!

ANTHONY AWARD WINNERS

BEST NOVEL 
Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke

BEST FIRST NOVEL 
Hollywood Homicide by Kellye Garrett

BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL
The Day I Died by Lori Rader-Day

BILL CRIDER AWARD FOR BEST NOVEL IN A SERIES 
Y is for Yesterday (Kinsey Millhone #25) by Sue Grafton

BEST SHORT STORY 
My Side of the Matter by Hilary Davidson from Killing Malmon

BEST ANTHOLOGY
The Obama Inheritance: Fifteen Stories of Conspiracy Noir, Gary Phillips, editor

BEST CRITICAL/NON-FICTION BOOK
Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann

BEST ONLINE CONTENT 
Jungle Red Writers

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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. Everyone who attends Bouchercon 2018 is eligible to vote on the Anthony Awards. Voting takes place at the convention. Yet another good reason to register now! The nominees in each of the eight categories are:

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].
   

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