Tag Archives: Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

A Different Voice

Today I learned that Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine has purchased a short story I submitted to them in October. That’s a pretty quick turn-around time actually, considering the volume of submissions they receive. I signed the contract and sent it … Continue reading

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Best American Mystery Stories 2014

Today when I arrived home, I found in the mail my author’s copy of The Best American Mystery Stories of 2o14. The anthology was edited by Otto Penzler and guest editor Laura Lippman. My short story “The Covering Storm” (which … Continue reading

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One of Twenty

Last Wednesday morning, I checked my emails and found one from Janet Hutchings, the editor of Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine with the subject line “Congratulations.” The last time I received an email from her with that introduction was when I … Continue reading

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Edgar and Me, Part 2

The day of the Edgar Awards banquet is a memory I’ll treasure for the rest of my life.  In the morning, Janet Hutchings of Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine invited Dawn and me to come to the Dell Publishing Office in … Continue reading

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Winning an Award at the Edgars

This morning brought some incredible news.  The first email I saw was from Janet Hutchings, the editor of Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine.  The Edgar Awards were announced that morning, and I had won the Robert L. Fish Memorial Award, which … Continue reading

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