The SMFS Golden Derringer committee has voted on the three writers nominated last spring, and has selected Bill Pronzini as the recipient of the 2012 Edward D. Hoch Memorial Golden Derringer Award.
- Bill Pronzini is the author of over 300 short stories.
- He is the author or co-author of at least 10 collections.
- He has been twice nominated for the Mystery Writers of America's Edgar® in the short story category.
- He has been nominated for six Private Eye Writers of America Shamus awards in the short story category, including "Cats-Paw," for which he won.
- One of his "Nameless Detective" stories, "Incident in a Neighborhood Tavern," was both a Shamus and an Edgar® nominee.
- His career, in both novels and short stories, is notable for his ability to collaborate with so many different co-authors. In short fiction, his partners include Jeffrey Wallman, Barry Malzberg, and his wife, Marcia Muller.
Congratulations to Bill Pronzini and thank you to the SMFS members who took the time to nominate writers for the award and also to those who served on the selection committee.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Bill Pronzini is awarded the 2012 Edward D. Hoch Memorial Golden Derringer for Lifetime Achievement
As announced on our discussion list by SMFS President Tom Sweeney: