Bouchercon XVII

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Bouchercon XVII
Date October 10, 1986 (1986-10-10)
Location Baltimore, Maryland
Country USA
Hosted by Gail M. Larson

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 XVII and the inaugural Anthony Awards ceremony.

Bouchercon[edit]

The convention was held in Baltimore, Maryland on October 10, 1986; running for two days until the 12th. The event was chaired by Gail M. Larson, owner of the "The Butler Did It" bookshop.[3][4]

Special Guests[edit]

Anthony Awards[edit]

The following list details the awards distributed at the first annual Anthony Awards ceremony.[5]

Novel award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

First novel award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

  • Susan Kelly, The Gemini Man
  • Dick Lochte, Sleeping Dog
  • Robert Reeves, Doubting Thomas
  • Andrew Vachss, Flood

Paperback original award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

  • P.M. Carlson, Murder is Academic
  • Earl Emerson, Poverty Bay
  • Kate Green, Shattered Moon
  • Patrick A. Kelley, Sleightly Murder

Short story award[edit]

Winner:

  • Linda Barnes, "Lucky Penny", from The New Black Mask, No. 3

Shortlist:

Movie award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

TV Series award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

Grand Master[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bouchercon World Mystery Convention : Home". Bouchercon.info. Retrieved January 30, 2012. 
  2. ^ "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 January 31, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Mystery Meeting Is Murder - Chicago Tribune". Articles.chicagotribune.com. October 19, 1986. Retrieved January 31, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Bouchercon World Mystery Convention : Anthony Awards Nominees". Bouchercon.info. October 2, 2003. Retrieved January 31, 2012.