|Date||October 8, 1992|
|Hosted by||Al Navis|
Bouchercon is an annual convention of creators and devotees of mystery and detective fiction. 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. This page details Bouchercon XXIII and the 7th Anthony Awards ceremony.
The convention was held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on October 8, 1992; running until the 10th. The event was chaired by Al Navis, owner of the Toronto-based mystery book-store, Handy Book Exchange.
- Lifetime Achievement award — Charlotte MacLeod
- Guest of Honor — Margaret Millar
- Toastmaster — Otto Penzler
The following list details the awards distributed at the seventh annual Anthony Awards ceremony.
- Susan Dunlap, Rogue Wave
- Linda Grant, Love Nor Money
- J. A. Jance, Hour of the Hunter
- Nancy Pickard, I.O.U.
- Marilyn Wallace, A Single Stone
First novel award
- Mary Cahill, Carpool
- Margaret Lucke, A Relative Stranger
- Rebecca Rothenberg, The Bulrush Murders
- Leslie Watts, The Chocolate Box
- Gloria White, Murder on the Run
Short story award
- Linda Grant, "Last Rites", from Sisters in Crime 4
- Wendy Hornsby, "Nine Sons", from Sisters in Crime 4
- Margaret Maron, "Deborah's Judgment", from A Woman's Eye
- Peter Lovesey, "The Crime of Miss Oyster Brown", from Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine May 1991
- Maxine O'Callaghan, "Wolf Winter", from Sisters in Crime 4
Critical / Non-fiction award
- Robert Adey, Locked Room Murders
- Frankie Y. Bailey, Out of the Woodpile
- Lesley Henderson, Twentieth Century Crime And Mystery Writers 3rd ed
- Tony Hillerman, Talking Mysteries: A Conversation with Tony Hillerman
- M. J. McCauley, Jim Thompson: Sleep with the Devil
True crime award
- Vincent Bugliosi & Bruce Henderson, And the Sea Will Tell
- Eileen Franklin & William Wright, Sins Of The father: The Landmark Franklin Case: a daughter, a memory, and a murder
- Christopher Joyce & Eric Stover, Witnesses from the Grave: The Stories Bones Tell
- Mark Lane, Plausible Denial
- Joe McGinniss, Cruel Doubt
Short story collection / anthology award
- Martin H. Greenberg & Ed Gorman, Cat Crimes
- Cathleen Jordan, Alfred Hitchcock's Home Sweet Homicide
- Charlotte MacLeod, Christmas Stalkings: Tales of Yuletide Murder
- Eleanor Sullivan, Fifty Years of the Best from Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine
- Marilyn Wallace, Sisters in Crime 4
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