Bouchercon XXXV

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Bouchercon XXXV
"Murder Among the Maples"
Date October 7, 2004 (2004-10-07)
Location Toronto, Ontario
Country Canada
Hosted by Al 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 XXXV and the 19th Anthony Awards ceremony.

Bouchercon[edit]

The convention was held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on October 7, 2004; 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 nineteenth annual Anthony Awards ceremony.[5]

Novel award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

First novel award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

Paperback original award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

  • Elaine Flinn, Dealing in Murder
  • P. J. Parrish, Thicker than Water
  • Jason Starr, Tough Luck
  • Sylvia Maultash Warsh, Find Me Again

Short story award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

  • Sandy Balzo, "The Grass is Always Greener", from Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine March 2003
  • Jack Bludis, "Munchies", from Hardbroiled
  • Eddie Muller, "Wanda Wilcox is "Trapped!"", from Plots With Guns September / October 2003
  • Elaine Viets, "Red Meat", from Blood on their Hands

Critical / Non-fiction award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

  • Colleen Barnett, Mystery Women: An Encyclopedia of Leading Women Characters in Mystery Fiction, Vol III
  • Jane Doe, The Story of Jane Doe: A Book about Rape
  • Jon Jordan, Interrogations
  • Andrew Wilson, Beautiful Shadow: A Life of Patricia Highsmith

Young adult award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

Historical mystery award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

Fan publication award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

  • George Easter, Deadly Pleasures
  • Jim Huang, The Drood Review of Mystery
  • Lynn Kaczmarek & Chris Aldrich, Mystery News
  • Janet Rudolph, Mystery Readers Journal

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. ^ "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. Retrieved February 13, 2012.