It's been a very happy June: I found out "Disarming," my second Anna Hoyt colonial noir story (published in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine
), has been nominated for an Anthony Award! The Anthony Awards
are presented at the Bouchercon World Mystery Convention
, and are named for Anthony Boucher.
Congratulations to all the Best Short Story nominees! "Disarming" - Dana Cameron,
EQMM June'11, p.24
"The Case of Death and Honey" - Neil Gaiman,
A Study In Sherlock, p.167 [Bantam]"Palace on the Lake" - Daryl Wood Gerber,
Fish Tales: The Guppy Anthology, p.184 [Wildside]
"Truth and Consequences" - Barb Goffman
, Mystery Times Ten, p.121 [Buddhapuss Ink]"The Itinerary" - Roberta Isleib,
MWA Presents The Rich and The Dead, p.189 [Grand Central]"Happine$$" - Twist Phelan,
MWA Presents The Rich and The Dead, p.276 [Grand Central]
Congratulations to all the nominees in all the categories! You can find the complete list here.
"Disarming" also has been nominated for a Macavity Award!
The Macavity Award is named for the "mystery cat" of T.S. Eliot (Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats
). Each year the members of Mystery Readers International
nominate and vote for their favorite mysteries in four categories. Congratulations to the nominees: Dana Cameron: "Disarming"
(EQMM, June 2011) Trina Corey: "Facts Exhibiting Wantonness"
(EQMM, Nov. 2011) Daryl Wood Gerber: "Palace by the Lake"
(Fish Tales: The Guppy Anthology, Wildside Press) Barb Goffman: "Truth and Consequences"
(Mystery Times Ten, Buddhapuss Ink) Kathleen Ryan: "Heat of Passion"
(A Twist of Noir, Feb. 14, 2011) Peter Turnbull:
"The Man Who Took His Hat Off to the Driver of the Train" (EQMM, March/April 2011)
Congratulations to all the nominees, in all the categories!
The winners of both awards will be announced at Bouchercon