Bouchercon XXXVI

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Bouchercon XXXVI
"Wicked Times in the windy city..."
Date September 1, 2005 (2005-09-01)
Location Chicago, Illinois
Country USA
Hosted by Sonya Rice, Deen Kogan

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 XXXVI and the 20th Anthony Awards ceremony.

Bouchercon[edit]

The convention was held in Chicago, Illinois on September 1, 2005; running until the 4th. The event was chaired by "mystery fans extraordinaire" Sonya Rice,[3] and founder of the Society Hill playhouse, Deen Kogan.[4]

Special Guests[edit]

Anthony Awards[edit]

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

Novel award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

First novel award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

Paperback original award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

  • Robin Burcell, Cold Case
  • Roberta Isleib, Putt to Death
  • Susan McBride, Blue Blood
  • M. J. Rose, The Halo Effect

Short story award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

Critical / Non-fiction award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

Cover art award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

  • Gregory Manchess; for Max Phillips, Fade to Blonde
  • Sal Barracca; for J. A. Konrath, Whiskey Sour
  • Robert Santora; for Ruth Francisco, Good Morning, Darkness
  • Michael Kellner; for Gary Phillips, Monkology

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. ^ "The Mystery Short Story Web Log Project". Criminal Brief. December 28, 2007. Retrieved February 23, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Philadelphia News". Weekly Press. July 15, 2009. Retrieved February 23, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Bouchercon World Mystery Convention : Anthony Awards Nominees". Bouchercon.info. Retrieved February 13, 2012.