Bouchercon XIX

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Bouchercon XIX
"Murder Sunny Side Up"
Date October 7, 1988 (1988-10-07)
Location San Diego, California
Country USA
Host Phyllis Brown & Ray Hardy
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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 XIX and the 3rd Anthony Awards ceremony.

Bouchercon[edit]

The convention was held in San Diego, California on October 7, 1988; running until the 9th. The event was chaired by Phyllis Brown, of local mystery bookshop "Grounds For Murder", and Ray Hardy.[3]

Special Guests[edit]

Anthony Awards[edit]

The following list details the awards distributed at the third annual Anthony Awards ceremony.[4]

Novel award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

First novel award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

  • Michael Allegretto, Death on the Rocks
  • Robert J. Bowman, The House of Blue Lights
  • Mary Monica Pulver, Murder at the War: A Modern-Day Mystery With a Medieval Setting
  • Les Roberts, An Infinite Number of Monkeys

Paperback original award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

Short story award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

  • Max Allan Collins, "Scrap", from The Black Lizard Anthology of Crime Fiction
  • Harlan Ellison, "Soft Monkey", from Mystery Scene Reader: A Special Tribute to John D. MacDonald
  • Ed Gorman, "Turn Away", from The Black Lizard Anthology of Crime Fiction
  • Joyce Harrington, "The Au Pair Girl", from A Matter Of Crime

Movie award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

Television series award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

References[edit]

  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. Retrieved January 30, 2012. 
  3. ^ The Heirs of Anthony Boucher - Marvin Lachman - Google Books. Books.google.co.uk. Retrieved February 2, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Bouchercon World Mystery Convention : Anthony Awards Nominees". Bouchercon.info. October 2, 2003. Retrieved January 31, 2012.