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Anthony Awards
Bouchercon XLIV
Awarded for Best in Mystery fiction
Country United States of America
Presented by Bouchercon World Mystery Convention
First awarded 1986
Official website www.bouchercon.com

The Anthony Awards are literary awards for mystery writers presented at the Bouchercon World Mystery Convention since 1986. The awards are named for Anthony Boucher (1911–1968), one of the founders of the Mystery Writers of America.[1] Among the most prestigious awards in the world of mystery writers, the Anthony Awards have helped boost the careers of many recipients.[2]

Categories[edit]

Awards are voted for by members attending the annual event and are given in the following categories:

The ceremony may also include a number of "wild card" awards.

Anthony Award winners[edit]

2016[edit]

  • Best Novel award - Chris Holm, The Killing Kind
  • Best First Novel award - Glen Erik Hamilton, Past Crimes
  • Best Paperback Original award - Lou Berney, The Long and Faraway Gone
  • Best Critical / Non-fiction work - Val McDermid, Forensics: What Bugs, Burns, Prints, DNA and More Tell Us About Crime
  • Best Short Story award - Megan Abbott, "The Little Men"
  • Best Young Adult Novel - Joelle Charbonneau, Need
  • Best Anthology or Collection - Art Taylor, editor, Murder Under the Oaks [3]

2015[edit]

2014[edit]

2013[edit]

2012[edit]

2011[edit]

Wildcard awards:

  • Best Graphic novel — Jason Starr, The Chill
  • Best Website / Blog — Lucinda Surber & Stan Ulrich, "Stop, You're Killing Me!"
  • Lifetime Achievement award — Sara Paretsky

2010[edit]

2009[edit]

Wildcard awards:

  • Best Children's / Young-adult novel — Chris Grabenstein, The Crossroads
  • Best Cover art — Peter Mendelsund, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Lifetime Achievement award — Allen J. Hubin

2008[edit]

Wildcard awards:

  • Best Website / Blog — Lucinda Surber & Stan Ulrich, "Stop, You're Killing Me!"
  • Lifetime Achievement award — Robert Rosenwald and Barbara G. Peters

2007[edit]

  • Best Novel award — Laura Lippman, No Good Deeds
  • Best First novel award — Louise Penny, Still Life
  • Best Paperback original award — Dana Cameron, Ashes and Bones
  • Best Short story award — Simon Wood, "My Father's Secret", from Crimespree Magazine B'con 2006 Special Ed, pp 20–22
  • Best Critical / Non-fiction work — Jim Huang & Austin Lugar – Mystery Muses
  • Special Service award — Jim Huang, Crum Creek Press and The Mystery Company

Wildcard awards:

2006[edit]

Wildcard awards:

  • Best Fan Publication — Jon and Ruth Jordan, Crimespree Magazine
  • Lifetime Achievement award — Robert B. Parker

2005[edit]

Wildcard awards:

2004[edit]

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2003[edit]

Wildcard awards:

  • Best Cover art — Michael Kellner from photograph by Christopher Voelker, Measures of Poison

2002[edit]

Wildcard awards:

  • Best Cover art — Michael Storrings, from photograph by Josef Beck, Reflecting the Sky
  • Best Young-adult mystery — Penny Warner, The Mystery of the Haunted Caves

2001[edit]

Wildcard awards:

  • Best Anthology / Short-story collection — Lawrence Block, Master's Choice II
  • Best Fan publication — Chris Aldrich & Lynn Kaczmarek, Mystery News
  • Lifetime Achievement award — Edward D. Hoch

2000[edit]

Wildcard awards:

1999[edit]

  • Best Novel award — Michael Connelly, Blood Work
  • Best First novel award — William Kent Krueger, Iron Lake
  • Best Paperback original award — Laura Lippman, Butchers Hill
  • Best Short story award — Barbara D'Amato, "Of Course You Know that Chocolate Is a Vegetable", from Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine November 1998
  • Best Critical / Non-fiction work — George Easter, Deadly Pleasures Magazine

Wildcard awards:

  • Lifetime Achievement award — Len & June Moffatt

1998[edit]

  • Best Novel award — S. J. Rozan, No Colder Place
  • Best First novel award — Lee Child, Killing Floor
  • Best Paperback original award — Rick Riordan, Big Red Tequila
  • Best Short story award — Jan Grape, "A Front Row Seat", from Vengeance is Hers and Edward D. Hoch, "One Bag of Coconuts", from Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine November 1997
  • Best Critical / Non-fiction work — no award issued

Wildcard awards:

  • Best Cover art — Michael Kellner, Night Dogs

1997[edit]

Wildcard awards:

1996[edit]

Wildcard awards:

  • Best Cover art — Pamela Patrick, The Body In The Transept
  • Best Editor — Sara Ann Freed
  • Best Magazine / Digest / Review publication — The Armchair Detective
  • Best Movie — The Usual Suspects
  • Best Publisher — St. Martin's Press
  • Best Short story collection — Marcia Muller, The McCone Files: The Complete Sharon McCone Stories
  • Best True crimeAnn Rule, Dead By Sunset: Perfect Husband, Perfect Killer?
  • Best TV show — The X-Files

1995[edit]

  • Best Novel award — Sharyn McCrumb, She Walks These Hills
  • Best First novel award — Caleb Carr, The Alienist
  • Best Paperback original award — no award issued
  • Best Short story award — Sharyn McCrumb, "The Monster of Glamis", from Royal Crimes
  • Best Critical work — B.A. Pike & J. Cooper, Crime Fiction, 2nd Edition

Wildcard awards:

1994[edit]

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1993[edit]

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1992[edit]

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1991[edit]

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1990[edit]

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1989[edit]

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1988[edit]

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1987[edit]

1986[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Langshaw, Mark (2011-09-19). "'The Chill' wins Anthony Award for 'Best Graphic Novel' - Comics News". Digital Spy. Retrieved 2012-01-26. 
  2. ^ New Mexico Business Weekly (2008-06-10). "UNM Press mystery writer recognized for blog site - New Mexico Business Weekly". Bizjournals.com. Retrieved 2012-01-26. 
  3. ^ Foster, Jordan. "Bouchercon 2016: Blood on the Bayou". Publishers Weekly. Retrieved 27 September 2016. 

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