Award: Anthony Award

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Anthony Boucher

The Anthony Award, named for mystery reviewer Anthony Boucher, is bestowed every Summer at the Boucheron World Mystery Convention. The standing Bouchercon rules specify the following awards:

  • Best Novel
  • Best First Novel
  • Best Paperback Original
  • Best Critical Nonfiction Work
  • Best Short Story
  • Special Service Award
  • Up to three wild card awards.

Eligible books must be published in the U.S. in English and nominated by a Bouchercon registrant. The final ballot is determined by the number of nominations, and registrants then vote on a winner.

Notes

  • Nominees prior to 2000 are unavailable.
  • Paperback Original category had no award in 1992-1995, two winners in 1991.
  • The Critical Work category (also called "Nonfiction/Critical", "Critical/Biographical", etc) began in 1991 and had no award in 1998.
  • These categories are wildcards, which are awarded intermittently: Children's/Young Adult, Historical Mystery.

Event Calendar

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May 2014

9

Anthony nominees
September 2014

22

Anthony winners

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