Those of you who’ve registered to attend this year’s Bouchercon in Long Beach, California (November 13-16), will want to note that details have finally been provided as to the time and location of the Private Eye Writers of America’s Shamus Awards banquet, scheduled in association with that conference.
According to PWA founder Robert J. Randisi, the banquet will be held on Friday, November 14, at Gladstone’s Long Beach (330 South Pine Avenue; 562-432-8588). Cocktails are set to be served at 6:30 p.m., with dinner following (7-8). The awards ceremony will take place afterward. Sue Grafton’s series private eye, Kinsey Millhone, is to be given this year’s Hammer Award. Winners of five other 2014 Shamus Awards will also be announced. (See the nominees here.)
For ticket information, please e-mail Randisi at RRandisi@aol.com.