Bouchercon XXXVII

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Bouchercon XXXVII
"A Prairie Plot"
Date September 28, 2006 (2006-09-28)
Location Madison, Wisconsin
Country USA
Hosted by Al Abramson

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 XXXVII and the 21st Anthony Awards ceremony.

Bouchercon[edit]

The convention was held in Madison, Wisconsin on September 28, 2006; running until October 1. The event was chaired by Al Abramson.

Special Guests[edit]

Anthony Awards[edit]

The following list details the awards distributed at the twenty-first annual Anthony Awards ceremony.[3]

Novel award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

First novel award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

Paperback original award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

  • Allan Guthrie, Kiss Her Goodbye
  • Charlie Huston, Six Bad Things
  • Susan McBride, Good Girl's Guide to Murder
  • P. J. Parrish, A Killing Rain

Short story award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

Critical / Non-fiction award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

  • Hallie Ephron, Writing and Selling your Mystery Novel
  • Stuart Kaminsky, Behind the Mystery
  • Leslie Klinger, New Annotated Sherlock Holmes
  • Melanie Rehak, Girl Sleuth: Nancy Drew and the Women who Created Her

Fan publication award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

Special service award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

  • George Easter, Deadly Pleasures
  • Maddy Van Hertbruggen, 4 Mystery Addicts
  • Sarah Weinman, Confessions of an Idiosyncratic Mind

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. ^ "Bouchercon World Mystery Convention : Anthony Awards Nominees". Bouchercon.info. Retrieved February 13, 2012.