Bouchercon XXII

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Bouchercon XXII
"Bouchercon .22"
DateOctober 11, 1991 (1991-10-11)
LocationPasadena, California
CountryUSA
Hosted byLen & June Moffatt

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 XXII and the 6th Anthony Awards ceremony.

Bouchercon[edit]

The convention was held in Pasadena, California on October 11, 1991; running until the 13th. The event was chaired by Len & June Moffatt, founders and editors of the JDM Bibliophile, a fanzine and journal dedicated the works of John D. MacDonald.[3][4][5]

Special Guests[edit]

Anthony Awards[edit]

The following list details the awards distributed at the sixth annual Anthony Awards ceremony.[6]

Novel award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

First novel award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

  • Diane Mott Davidson, Catering to Nobody
  • Janet Dawson, Kindred Crimes
  • Rochelle Krich, Where's Mommy Now?
  • James McCahery, Grave Undertaking

Paperback original award[edit]

Winners:

Shortlist:

  • Jane Haddam, Not a Creature was Stirring
  • G.J. Oliphant, Dead in the Scrub
  • Marilyn Wallace, Sisters in Crime 2

Short story award[edit]

Winner:

  • Susan Dunlap, "The Celestial Buffet", from Sisters in Crime 2

Shortlist:

  • Sharyn McCrumb, "The Luncheon", from Sisters in Crime 2
  • Sharyn McCrumb, "Remains to be Seen", from Mummy Stories
  • Sarah Shankman, "Say You're Sorry", from Sisters in Crime 3
  • Marilyn Wallace, "A Tale of Two Pretties", from Sisters in Crime 3

Critical / Non-fiction award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

  • Serita Deborah Stevens & Anne Klarner, Deadly Doses: A Writer's Guide to Poisons
  • Peter Lewis, Eric Ambler
  • S. T. Joshi, John Dickson Carr: a Critical Study
  • John Conquest, Trouble Is Their Business: Private Eyes in Fiction, Film & Television, 1927-1988

Motion Picture award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

Television series 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. Archived from the original on September 5, 2012. Retrieved January 30, 2012.
  3. ^ Morgan, Gary (November 21, 1978). "A Leader in Mystery Writing Field: Serious Scholars Discover Author MacDonald". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. Retrieved February 2, 2012.
  4. ^ Scott, Steve (December 8, 2010). "The Trap of Solid Gold: Len Moffatt (1923 - 2010)". Thetrapofsolidgold.blogspot.com. Retrieved February 2, 2012.
  5. ^ "The JDM bibliophile. (Journal, magazine, 1900s)". [WorldCat.org]. Retrieved February 2, 2012.
  6. ^ "Bouchercon World Mystery Convention : Anthony Awards Nominees". Bouchercon.info. October 2, 2003. Retrieved January 31, 2012.