Congratulations to suspense author Hank Phillippi Ryan on receiving the Macavity Award for her nonfiction book, Writes of Passage: Adventures on the Writer’s Journey. The award was given by members of Mystery Readers International at the annual Bouchercon (Boucher conference) for mystery/suspsense/thriller writers. The event was held in Raleigh, North Carolina, October 8-11, and drew 1,400 attendees.
Hank will be a keynote speaker and will also lead workshops at the Writers’ Institute, April 15-17, 2016 in Madison, Wisconsin.
On a related note, the Bouchercon chairperson this year was Al Abramson, who was our bookstore manager at Writers’ Institute conferences for many years.