Nancy Pickard

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Nancy Pickard
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Nancy Pickard
Born (1945-09-19) September 19, 1945 (age 69)
Kansas City, Missouri
Occupation crime writer
Nationality American
Genre Mystery
Website
www.nancypickard.com

Nancy Pickard (born September 19, 1945 in Kansas City, Missouri[1]) is a US crime novelist. She has won five Macavity Awards, four Agatha Awards, an Anthony Award, and a Shamus Award. She is the only author to win all four awards. She also served on the board of directors of the Mystery Writers of America. She received a degree in journalism from the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri and began writing at age 35.[2]

She is frequently a panelist at the Great Manhattan Mystery Conclave,[3] a convention for mystery writers and fans in Manhattan, Kansas.

Bibliography[edit]

Non-series novels[edit]

Short stories[edit]

Short story anthologies[edit]

Non-fiction[edit]

Awards and recognition[edit]

  • 1986 Anthony award winner, best paperback original, Say No to Murder[4]
  • 1987 Anthony award nominee, best novel, No Body[4]
  • 1988 Agatha award nominee, best novel, Dead Crazy[5]
  • 1988 Anthony award nominee, best novel, Marriage is Murder[4]
  • 1988 Macavity award winner, best novel, Marriage is Murder[6]
  • 1989 Agatha award nominee, best short story, "Afraid All The Time"[5]
  • 1990 Edgar award nominee, best short story, "Afraid All the Time"[7]
  • 1990 Agatha award winner, best novel, Bum Steer[5]
  • 1990 Anthony award winner, best short story, "Afraid All the Time"[4]
  • 1990 Macavity award winner, best short story, "Afraid All the Time"[6]
  • 1991 Agatha award winner, best novel, I.O.U.[5]
  • 1991 Shamus award winner, best short story, "Dust Devil"[8]
  • 1992 Anthony award nominee, best novel, I.O.U.[4]
  • 1992 Edgar award nominee, best mystery novel, I.O.U.[9]
  • 1992 Macavity award winner, best novel, I.O.U.[6]
  • 1995 Agatha award nominee, best novel, Twilight[5]
  • 1999 Agatha award winner, best short story, "Out of Africa"[5]
  • 2000 Edgar award nominee, best novel, The Whole Truth[10]
  • 2001 Macavity award nominee, best mystery novel, The Whole Truth[6]
  • 2006 Agatha award winner, best novel, The Virgin of Small Plains[5]
  • 2006 Anthony award nominee, best novel, The Virgin of Small Plains[4]
  • 2006 Edgar award nominee, best novel, The Virgin of Small Plains[10]
  • 2006 Macavity award winner, best short story, "There Is No Crime on Easter Island"[6]
  • 2007 Macavity award winner, best mystery novel, The Virgin of Small Plains[6]
  • 2008 Agatha award nominee, best short story, "A Nice Old Guy"[5]
  • 2011 Macavity award nominee, best mystery novel, The Scent of Rain and Lightning[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ page 217, Great Women Mystery Writers, 2nd Ed. by Elizabeth Blakesley Lindsay, 2007, publ. Greenwood Press, ISBN 0-313-33428-5
  2. ^ "Bio". Book.consumerhelpweb.com. Retrieved January 30, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Great Manhattan Mystery Conclave Official Website". GMMC. Retrieved July 4, 2009. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f "Bouchercon World Mystery Convention : Anthony Awards Nominees". Bouchercon.info. October 2, 2003. Retrieved March 5, 2012. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h "Malice Domestic Convention - Bethesda, MD". Malicedomestic.org. August 23, 1988. Retrieved March 5, 2012. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f g "Mystery Readers International's Macavity Awards". Mysteryreaders.org. Retrieved March 5, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Best Short Story Mystery Edgar Award Winners and Nominees - Complete Lists". Mysterynet.com. Retrieved March 5, 2012. 
  8. ^ "The Private Eye Writers of America and The Shamus Awards". Thrillingdetective.com. Retrieved March 5, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Best Mystery Novel Edgar Award Winners and Nominees - Complete Lists". Mysterynet.com. Retrieved March 5, 2012. 
  10. ^ a b "Edgar Award Winners and Nominees (BEST NOVEL): 2000 – present – caribousmom". Caribousmom.com. Retrieved March 5, 2012.