Bouchercon XXXI

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Bouchercon XXXI
"High Crimes"
Date September 7, 2000 (2000-09-07)
Location Denver, Colorado
Country USA
Host Rebecca Bates, Tom Schantz
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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 XXXI and the 15th Anthony Awards ceremony.

Bouchercon[edit]

The convention was held September 7–10, 2000, in Denver. The event was chaired by mystery author Rebecca Bates and Tom Schantz, owner of Rue Morgue Press, publishers of mystery fiction.[3][4]

Special Guests[edit]

Anthony Awards[edit]

The following list details the awards distributed at the fifteenth annual Anthony Awards ceremony.[5] The awards this year included celebrating those works which had had the biggest impact during the 20th century as a whole.

Novel award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

First novel award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

  • Cara Black, Murder in the Marais
  • April Henry, Circles of Confusion
  • Kris Neri, Revenge of the Gypsy Queen
  • Paula Woods, Inner City Blues

Paperback original award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

  • Robin Burcell, Every Move She Makes
  • Tony Dunbar, Lucky Man
  • Jose Latour, The Outcast
  • Caroline Roe, An Antidote for Avarice

Short story award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

Critical / Non-fiction award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

  • Barbara Davey, The Mystery Review
  • George Easter, Deadly Pleasures
  • Tom Nolan, Ross MacDonald: a Biography
  • Daniel Stashower, Teller of Tales: The Life of Arthur Conan Doyle

Novel of the century award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

Series of the century award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

Writer of the century 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. ^ Beth Groundwater (January 4, 2012). "Beth Groundwater: Today's Colorado Mystery Author Guest: Rebecca Bates". Bethgroundwater.blogspot.com. Retrieved February 20, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Mourning Enid Schantz". Mysteryscenemag.com. Retrieved February 20, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Bouchercon World Mystery Convention : Anthony Awards Nominees". Bouchercon.info. Retrieved February 13, 2012.