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 New Orleans, LA at the opening ceremonies September 15.
Nominated for Best Short Story are SMFS members Megan Abbott (“The Little Men”, MysteriousPress.com/Open Road); Barb Goffman (“A Year Without Santa Claus”, Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine, January/February 2015); Travis Richardson (“Quack and Dwight”, Jewish Noir, PM Press), B.K. Stevens (“A Joy Forever”, Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine, March 2015); and Loren D. Estleman, 2013 recipient of the SMFS's Edward D. Hoch Memorial Golden Derringer (“Sob Sister”, Detroit Is Our Beat: Tales of the Four Horsemen, Tyrus).
In addition, nominated for Best First Mystery are the SMFS's Chris Holm (The Killing Kind) and Art Taylor (On the Road with Del & Louise).
Congratulations and good luck to all.