Thursday, June 18, 2015

Macavity-Nominated SMFS Members

The Macavity Awards are nominated and voted on by members of Mystery Readers International, subscribers to Mystery Readers Journal, and friends and supporters of MRI. Awards will be presented at Bouchercon, the World Mystery Convention, in Raleigh, NC at the opening ceremonies October 8.

The nominees for Best Short Story are all SMFS members:

  • “Honeymoon Sweet” by Craig Faustus Buck, in Murder at the Beach: The Bouchercon Anthology 2014, edited by Dana Cameron (Down & Out)
  • “The Shadow Knows” by Barb Goffman, in Chesapeake Crimes: Homicidal Holidays, edited by Donna Andrews, Barb Goffman, and Marcia Talley (Wildside)
  • "Howling at the Moon" by Paul D. Marks, in Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, Nov. 2014
  • "The Proxy" by Travis Richardson, in Thuglit #13, Sept./Oct. 2014.
  • "The Odds Are Against Us" by Art Taylor, in Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, Nov. 2014

In addition, member Lori Rader-Day is nominated for Best First Novel (The Black Hour), and member Hank Phillippi Ryan for Best Mystery Related Nonfiction (Writes of Passage: Adventures on the Writer's Journey).

Congratulations and good luck to all.

1 comment:

Art Taylor said...

Thanks for posting this! Such fine representation from our ranks!