|Date||October 9, 1987 (1987-10-09)|
|Hosted by||Steven A. Stilwell & Becky A. Reineke|
This page details Bouchercon XVIII and the 2nd Anthony Awards ceremony.
The convention was held in Minneapolis, Minnesota on October 9, 1987; running for two days until the 11th.
The event was chaired by authors Steven A. Stilwell and Becky A. Reineke.
- Guest of Honor — Lawrence Block
- Fan Guest of Honor — John Nieminski (posthumously)
- Toastmasters — Mary S. Craig & Max Allan Collins
The following list details the awards distributed at the second annual Anthony Awards ceremony.
- Lawrence Block, When the Sacred Ginmill Closes
- John Lutz, Tropical Heat
- Nancy Pickard, No Body
- Jonathan Valin, Life's Work
First novel award
- Joan Hess, Strangled Prose
- Faye Kellerman, The Ritual Bath
- Joseph Koenig, Floater
- Mike Lupica, Dead Air
Paperback original award
- Lilian Jackson Braun, The Cat Who Saw Red
- J.A. Jance, Trial By Fury
- Rob Kantner, The Back-Door Man
- Warren Murphy, Trace: Too Old a Cat
Short story award
- Sue Grafton, "The Parker Shotgun", from Mean streets: The Second Private Eye Writers of America Anthology
- Wayne D. Dundee, "Body Count", from Mean streets: The Second Private Eye Writers of America Anthology
- Clark Howard, "Scalplock", from Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine July 1986
Credits to the contents of this page go to the authors of the corresponding Wikipedia page: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bouchercon XVIII.