Bouchercon XVIII

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Bouchercon XVIII
"Murder in the North Country"
Date October 9, 1987 (1987-10-09)
Location Minneapolis, Minnesota
Country USA
Hosted by Steven A. Stilwell & Becky A. Reineke

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 XVIII and the 2nd Anthony Awards ceremony.

Bouchercon[edit]

The convention was held in Minneapolis, Minnesota on October 9, 1987; running for two days until the 11th. The event was chaired by authors Steven A. Stilwell and Becky A. Reineke.[3]

Special Guests[edit]

Anthony Awards[edit]

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

Novel award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

First novel award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

Paperback original award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

Short story award[edit]

Winner:

  • Sue Grafton, "The Parker Shotgun", from Mean streets: The Second Private Eye Writers of America Anthology

Shortlist:

  • Wayne D. Dundee, "Body Count", from Mean streets: The Second Private Eye Writers of America Anthology
  • Clark Howard, "Scalplock", from Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine July 1986

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. ^ "Steven A. Stilwell". LibraryThing. Retrieved January 31, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Bouchercon World Mystery Convention : Anthony Awards Nominees". Bouchercon.info. October 2, 2003. Retrieved January 31, 2012.