Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Publication News: Mystery Magazine


The June issue of Mystery Magazine features:

Guy Belleranti. "Burglar's Bungle."

J.R. Parsons. "To the Castle Borne."

Ricky Sprague. "Backstory."

Monday, May 30, 2022

Friday, May 27, 2022

Award News: Crime Writers of Canada


The Crime Writers of Canada Award of Excellence for Short Story has gone to Elizabeth Elwood for "Number 10 Marlborough Place," published in the November/December 2021 issue of Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine.

Thursday, May 26, 2022

Publication News: Happy Accidents


A Red Penguin Collection entitled Happy Accidents has just been published. Among the stories included are:

Suzanne Baginskie. "Klutzy Assassin."

 Maddi Davidson. "Battle Creek."

Shannon Hollinger. "Birds, Brains, and Bright Ideas."

Kelly Zimmer.  "The Department of Spectral Affairs."

Member Publication News: Kathleen Marple Kalb


Mystery Tribune
has published Kathleen Marple Kalb's story "It Was Our Song" for free on their website.

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Member Publication News: Tori Eldridge


Today sees the publication of Dance Among the Flames, the new novel by Tori Eldridge.



Publication News: Back Road Bobby and His Friends

 Today is the publication date for Back Road Bobby and His Friends, edited by Colin Conway.  Stories by members include:

Eric Beetner.  "Fletch Goes For A Ride."

Colin Conway. "The Reunion of Back Road Bobby and Transmission Jack."

Nikki Dolson. "Card Shark Molly's Last Hand."

Gabriel Valjan. "Ciro the Fox and the Treasure in the Mountains."

Frank Zafiro. "The Escape of Jimmy the Saint."

Kevin Tipple. "The Beetle's Last Fifty Grand."

Dave Zeltserman. "Robbing Banks with Gator Wilson."

Member Publication News: Wendy Harrison

 Wendy Harrison's short story "Esme's Worst Nightmare" appears in The Gargoylicion: Imaginings and Images of the Gargoyle in Literature and Art.

Friday, May 20, 2022

Award: Anthony Nominations

 Bouchercon 2022 has announced the Anthony Award Nominations.  Congratulations to all the Society members on the list!

Best Paperback/Ebook/Audiobook.
Tori Eldridge.  The Ninja Betrayed. 
Greg Herren. Bury Me in Shadows.
Tara Laskowski. The Mother Next Door.

Best Short Story.
E.A. Aymar. "The Search for Eric Garcia." Midnight Hour: A Chilling Anthology of Crime Fiction from 20 Authors of Color.
Richie Narvaez. "Doc's at Midnight." Midnight Hour: A Chilling Anthology of Crime Fiction from 20 Authors of Color.
Gigi Pandian. "The Locked Room Library."  Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine. July/August 2021.
Gabriel Valjan. "Burnt Ends." This Time for Sure: Bouchercon Anthology 2021.

Best Children's/YA
Greg Herren. Bury Me in Shadows.
Alan Orloff. I Play One on TV.

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Member Publication News: Alec Cizak


Caledonia Publications has released Alec Cizak's new story collection Hoosier Misfits and Perverts.

Publication News: Mystery, Crime, and Mayhem

The new "Black Widows" issue of Mystery, Crime, and Mayhem has been published. Among the stories are:

Joslyn Chase. "Behind the Horizon."

Diana Deverell. "The Failed Femme Fatale."

Jackie Ross Flaum. "Two Widows."

David H. Hendrickson. "The Preacher's Wife."

Annie Reed. "Strangers in a Bar."

Sunday, May 15, 2022

Publication News: Low Down Dirty Vote 3


Today is the publication date for Low Down Dirty Vote 3: The Color of my Vote, edited by Mysti Berry. Among the stories are:

Sarah M. Chen. "Riviera Red."

Barb Goffman. "For Bailey."

Award: Specsavers Debut Crime Novel

 Last night at CrimeFest in Bristol, England, Society member David Heska Wanbli Weiden won the Specsavers Debut Crime Novel Award for Winter Counts.

Friday, May 6, 2022

Thursday, May 5, 2022

Publication News: Pulphouse

Issue #17 of Pulphouse has been published. Stories by Society members include:

“The Case of the Missing Semicolon” by Christina Boufis.

 “Another Body” by O’Neil De Noux.

“Baby, One More Time” by David H. Hendrickson.

“Death of a Woman of Ill Repute” by Annie Reed.

Publication News: Denver Noir


Akashic Press has just published Denver Noir.  Stories include:

Francelia Belton. "Dreaming of Ella."

David Heska Wanbli Weiden. "Colfax and Havana."

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Publication News: Mystery Magazine


The May issue of Mystery Magazine features stories by:

John M. Floyd. "Pocket Change."

Robert Mangeot. "Flour Dusted and Pan Glossed."

Alan Orloff. "Lita's List."

Joseph S. Walker. "Filthy Looker."

Member Publication: Sharon Marchisello


Sharon Marchisello's story "Hiding Out in Cedar Key" is available for free at White Cat Publications.