Bouchercon XXXVIII

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Bouchercon XXXVIII
"Bearly Alive"
Date September 27, 2007 (2007-09-27)
Location Anchorage, Alaska
Country USA
Hosted by Dana Stabenow, Dee Ford,
Kimberley Gray

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 XXXVIII and the 22nd Anthony Awards ceremony.

Bouchercon[edit]

The convention was held in Madison, Wisconsin on September 27, 2007; running until the 30th. The event was chaired by authors and members of Alaska Sisters in Crime, Dana Stabenow, Dee Ford and Kimberley Gray.[3][4][5]

Special Guests[edit]

Anthony Awards[edit]

The following list details the awards distributed at the twenty-second annual Anthony Awards ceremony.[6]

Novel award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

First novel award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

Paperback original award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

Short story award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

Critical / Non-fiction award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

  • Gary Warren Niebuhr, Read 'Em Their Writes
  • Chris Roerden, Don't Murder your Mystery
  • Daniel Stashower, The Beautiful Cigar Girl
  • E. J. Wagner, The Science of Sherlock Holmes

Special service award[edit]

Winner:

Shortlist:

  • Charles Ardai, Hard Case Crime
  • George Easter, Deadly Pleasures
  • Jon Jordan & Ruth Jordan, Crimespree Magazine
  • Lynn Kaczmarek & Chris Aldrich, Mystery News
  • Ali Karim, Shots Magazine
  • Barbara Franchi & Sharon Wheeler, ReviewingTheEvidence.com
  • Maddy Van Hertbruggen, 4 Mystery Addicts

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. Retrieved January 30, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Q & A with Kimberly Gray | Ramona DeFelice Long". Ramonadef.wordpress.com. September 19, 2010. Retrieved February 24, 2012. 
  4. ^ DEBRA MCKINNEY dmckinney@adn.com. "Author Stabenow's Kate Shugak may be headed for television: Arts | Alaska news at". Adn.com. Retrieved February 24, 2012. 
  5. ^ "AkLA 2010: Breaking New Trails" (PDF). Alaska Library Association. 2010. Retrieved February 24, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Bouchercon World Mystery Convention : Anthony Awards Nominees". Bouchercon.info. Retrieved February 13, 2012.