The 2023 International Thriller Award Finalists in seven categories have been announced. Again this year, SMFS list members are represented in the “Best Short Story” category. Those members are:
Barb Goffman for “The Gift.” (Land of 10,000 Thrills: Bouchercon Anthology 2022, Down & Out Books)
Smita Harish Jain for "Publish or Perish.” (Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine: September/October 2022)
Josh Pachter’s translation of Dominique Biebau's short story, "Russian for Beginners." (Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine: March/April 2022)
Anna Scotti for "Schrödinger, Cat" (Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine: March/April 2022)
Winners will be announced at ThrillerFest XVIII on Saturday, June 3rd, in New York City. For more information, including the full list of all the finalists this year, go to the International Thriller Writers website.