Our long-time client Scott Mackay is once again a finalist for the Arthur Ellis Award. Given by the Crime Writers of Canada, the Arthur Ellis is the Edgar equivalent for our friends up north, and this year Scott contends in the Best Short Story category for “The Girl with the Golden Hair,” a Doctor Deacon story which first appeared in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine. Winners will be announced on May 31. You can catch Doctor Deacon in book form in Angel of the Glade and The Miser of Cherry Hill.
Adam-Troy Castro is already nominated this year for more awards than we can count, including the Nebula Award, winners to be announced in just two short weeks. He’s now announced as winner in Analog’s “Analytical Laboratory” reader’s poll for his novella “With Unclean Hands,” a new Andrea Cort story. He also has a novella placing at #4 in the Analytical Laboratory, “Hiding Place.” You can find more Andrea Cort in the Philip K. Dick-winning novel Emissaries from the Dead, followed by Third Claw of God and War of the Marionettes, which will soon get its first US release from Audible.
And we have a second winner in Analog’s Analytical Laboratory, with John Hemry tying for the lead in novelette with “Betty Knox and Dictionary Jones in the Mystery of the Missing Teenage Anachronism.” John is best-known for being Jack Campbell, the NY Times bestselling author of the Lost Fleet military sf series. The newest, Invincible, just came out.
We congratulate all our winners, and look forward to cheering Adam on at the Nebulas.