Mystery Readers International has announced the winners of the 2012 Macavity Awards. The announcement was made by Janet A. Rudolph at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland during Bouchercon, the World Mystery Convention.
Books/stories were published for the first time in the U.S. in 2011. This award is nominated by and voted on by members and supporters of Mystery Readers International, as well as subscribers to Mystery Readers Journal. The Macavity Award is named for the "mystery cat" of T.S. Eliot (Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats).
Best Mystery Short Story
- “Disarming” by Dana Cameron (EQMM, June 2011)
Sue Feder Historical Mystery Award
- Dandy Gilver and the Proper Treatment of Bloodstains by Catriona McPherson
Source: Mystery Fanfare