Bouchercon 2002

Anthony Award Winners

Bouchercon 2002's Ethnicity in Mystery panel,  including (l-r) Frankie Bailey, Ken Wishnia, Gary Phillips,  Joe Lansdale, Eleanor Taylor Bland, and Darryl Wimberley
Bouchercon 2002's "Ethnicity in Mystery" panel, including (l-r) Frankie Bailey, Ken Wishnia, Gary Phillips, Joe Lansdale, Eleanor Taylor Bland, and Darryl Wimberley (Photo By John Anderson)

As named on Saturday, Oct. 19, at the world's premier mystery convention, held at the Renaissance Hotel at the Arboretum:

Best Novel

Mystic River by Dennis Lehane (William Morrow)

Best First Novel

Open Season by C.J. Box (Putnam)

Best Paperback Original

Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris (Ace)

Best Nonfiction

Seldom Disappointed by Tony Hillerman (HarperCollins)

Best Short Story

"Chocolate Moose" from Death Dines at 8:30 (Berkley) by Bill and Judy Crider

Best Young Adult Mystery

The Mystery of the Haunted Caves by Penny Warner (Meadowbrook Press)

Best Cover Art

Reflecting the Sky by S.J. Rozan, cover design by Michael Storrings from a photograph by Josef Beck/FPG (St. Martin's Minotaur)

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