Bouchercon XXII

Bouchercon is an annual convention of creators and devotees of mystery and detective fiction.[1] It is named in honour of writer, reviewer, and editor Anthony Boucher; also the inspiration for the Anthony Awards, which have been issued at the convention since 1986.[2] This page details Bouchercon XXII and the 6th Anthony Awards ceremony.

Bouchercon XXII
"Bouchercon .22"
DateOctober 11, 1991
LocationPasadena, California
CountryUSA
Hosted byLen & June Moffatt

Bouchercon

The convention was held in Pasadena, California on October 11, 1991; running until the 13th. The event was chaired by Len & June Moffatt, founders and editors of the JDM Bibliophile, a fanzine and journal dedicated the works of John D. MacDonald.[3][4][5]

Special Guests

Anthony Awards

The following list details the awards distributed at the sixth annual Anthony Awards ceremony.[6]

Novel award

Winner:

Shortlist:

First novel award

Winner:

Shortlist:

  • Diane Mott Davidson, Catering to Nobody
  • Janet Dawson, Kindred Crimes
  • Rochelle Krich, Where's Mommy Now?
  • James McCahery, Grave Undertaking

Paperback original award

Winners:

Shortlist:

  • Jane Haddam, Not a Creature was Stirring
  • G.J. Oliphant, Dead in the Scrub
  • Marilyn Wallace, Sisters in Crime 2

Short story award

Winner:

  • Susan Dunlap, "The Celestial Buffet", from Sisters in Crime 2

Shortlist:

  • Sharyn McCrumb, "The Luncheon", from Sisters in Crime 2
  • Sharyn McCrumb, "Remains to be Seen", from Mummy Stories
  • Sarah Shankman, "Say You're Sorry", from Sisters in Crime 3
  • Marilyn Wallace, "A Tale of Two Pretties", from Sisters in Crime 3

Critical / Non-fiction award

Winner:

Shortlist:

  • Serita Deborah Stevens & Anne Klarner, Deadly Doses: A Writer's Guide to Poisons
  • Peter Lewis, Eric Ambler
  • S. T. Joshi, John Dickson Carr: a Critical Study
  • John Conquest, Trouble Is Their Business: Private Eyes in Fiction, Film & Television, 1927-1988

Motion Picture award

Winner:

Shortlist:

Television series award

Winner:

Shortlist:

References

  1. ^ "Bouchercon World Mystery Convention : Home". Bouchercon.info. Retrieved January 30, 2012.
  2. ^ Jacobsen, Teresa (November 4, 2010). "Bouchercon 2010 by the Bay: The World Series of Mystery". Libraryjournal.com. Archived from the original on September 5, 2012. Retrieved January 30, 2012.
  3. ^ Morgan, Gary (November 21, 1978). "A Leader in Mystery Writing Field: Serious Scholars Discover Author MacDonald". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. Retrieved February 2, 2012.
  4. ^ Scott, Steve (December 8, 2010). "The Trap of Solid Gold: Len Moffatt (1923 - 2010)". Thetrapofsolidgold.blogspot.com. Retrieved February 2, 2012.
  5. ^ "The JDM bibliophile. (Journal, magazine, 1900s)". [WorldCat.org]. Retrieved February 2, 2012.
  6. ^ "Bouchercon World Mystery Convention : Anthony Awards Nominees". Bouchercon.info. October 2, 2003. Retrieved January 31, 2012.
Bouchercon XXI

Bouchercon is an annual convention of creators and devotees of mystery and detective fiction. It is named in honour of writer, reviewer, and editor Anthony Boucher; also the inspiration for the Anthony Awards, which have been issued at the convention since 1986. This page details Bouchercon XXI and the 5th Anthony Awards ceremony.

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