Saturday, March 08, 2014

Succinct and Celebrated

In his blog, Small Crimes, author Dave Zeltserman has posted the winners of the 2013 Ellery Queen Readers Choice Awards. This list--which honors favorite works of short fiction published in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine last year--apparently also appears in the May issue of that periodical:

First Place: “Archie Solves the Case,” by Dave Zeltserman
Second Place: “Borrowed Time,” by Doug Allyn
Third Place: “The Wickedest Town in the West,” by Marilyn Todd
Fourth Place: “Sob Sisters,” by Kris Nelscott
Fifth Place: “Jack and the Devil,” by David Dean
Sixth Place: “Cemetery Man,” by Bill Pronzini
Seventh Place: “The Care and Feeding of Houseplants,” by Art Taylor
Eighth Place: “In a Dark Manner,” by David Dean
Ninth Place: “Darkness in the City of Light,” by Hilary Davidson
Tenth Place: “Ghost Writer,” by Val McDermid

(Hat tip to Bill Crider’s Pop Culture Magazine.)

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