Bouchercon XXIII

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Bouchercon XXIII
DateOctober 8, 1992 (1992-10-08)
LocationToronto, Ontario
CountryCanada
Hosted byAl Navis

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 XXIII and the 7th Anthony Awards ceremony.

Bouchercon[edit]

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.[3][4]

Special Guests[edit]

Anthony Awards[edit]

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

Novel award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

  • 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[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

  • 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[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

  • 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[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

  • 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[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

Short story collection / anthology award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bouchercon World Mystery Convention : Home". Bouchercon.info. Archived from the original on January 12, 2013. 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. ^ "Handy Book Exchange in Toronto, ON | LibraryThing Local". Librarything.com. Retrieved February 3, 2012.
  4. ^ "Guilty Pleasures: Al Navis | CrimeSpree Blog". Crimespreemag.com. March 23, 2011. Archived from the original on July 9, 2012. Retrieved February 3, 2012.
  5. ^ "Bouchercon World Mystery Convention : Anthony Awards Nominees". Bouchercon.info. October 2, 2003. Retrieved January 31, 2012.