Bouchercon XVIII
"Murder in the North Country"
DateOctober 9, 1987 (1987-10-09)
LocationMinneapolis, Minnesota
CountryUSA
Hosted bySteven A. Stilwell & Becky A. Reineke

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 XVIII and the 2nd Anthony Awards ceremony.

Bouchercon

The convention was held in Minneapolis, Minnesota on October 9, 1987; running for two days until the 11th. The event was chaired by authors Steven A. Stilwell and Becky A. Reineke.[3]

Special Guests

Anthony Awards

The following list details the awards distributed at the second annual Anthony Awards ceremony.[4]

Novel award

Winner:

Shortlist:

First novel award

Winner:

Shortlist:

Paperback original award

Winner:

Shortlist:

Short story award

Winner:

  • Sue Grafton, "The Parker Shotgun", from Mean streets: The Second Private Eye Writers of America Anthology

Shortlist:

  • Wayne D. Dundee, "Body Count", from Mean streets: The Second Private Eye Writers of America Anthology
  • Clark Howard, "Scalplock", from Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine July 1986

References

  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. ^ "Steven A. Stilwell". LibraryThing. Retrieved January 31, 2012.
  4. ^ "Bouchercon World Mystery Convention : Anthony Awards Nominees". Bouchercon.info. October 2, 2003. Retrieved January 31, 2012.