The 2015 World Mystery Convention: Murder Under the Oaks was held this weekend in Raleigh, NC.
"The World Mystery Convention is a nonprofit, all-volunteer organization which holds an annual convention in honor of Anthony Boucher, the distinguished mystery fiction critic, editor and author. It is the world's premier event bringing together all parts of the mystery and crime fiction community, and is commonly referred to as Bouchercon. [bough'·chur·con]" [Bouchercon World Mystery Convention]
On Saturday, 10/10/2015, this year's Anthony Awards were announced. The Anthony Awards are a literary award for the best in mystery fiction presented since 1986 at the annual Bouchercon World Mystery Convention. The award is named in honor of Anthony Boucher, mystery critic, editor, author, and one of the founders of the Mystery Writers of America.
And the 2015 winners are ...
After I'm Gone by Laura Lippman
BEST FIRST NOVEL:
The Black Hour by Lori Rader-Day
BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL:
The Day She Died by Catriona McPherson
BEST CRITICAL OR NON-FICTION WORK:
Writes of Passage: Adventures on the Writer's Journey edited by Hank Phillippi Ryan
BEST SHORT STORY:
"The Odds Are Against Us" Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Nov 2014 - Art Taylor
BEST ANTHOLOGY OR COLLECTION:
In the Company of Sherlock Holmes: Stories Inspired by the Holmes Canon edited by Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger
The full list of 2015 nominees can be found at Anthony Award Nominees and Winners