Since 1998, the Short Mystery Fiction Society has awarded the annual Derringers—after the popular pocket pistol—to outstanding published stories. The Short Mystery Fiction Society is proud to announce the winners of the 2023 Derringer Awards for works published in 2022.
Karen Harrington for “Acknowledgments.” (Guilty Crime Story Magazine online flash fiction, April 2022)
Melissa Yi for “My Two-Legs.” (Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine: September/October 2022)
Bobby Mathews for “Negative Tilt.” (Rock and a Hard Place issue 7)
Adam Meyer for Two Shrimp Tacos and a .22 Ruger by Adam Meyer (Guns & Tacos, Down & Out Books)
EDWARD D. HOCH MEMORIAL GOLDEN DERRINGER FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT
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