by | May 21, 2022 | Tracy Clark, Gayle Lynds, Rogue Flash | 2 comments

Cover of Runner

Our own amazing Rogue TRACY CLARK has been named a finalist in two categories for an Anthony Award at this year’s Bouchercon convention!

First for her novel RUNNER, in the Best Novel category.

The nominees are:

Best Novel

  • Runner by Tracy Clark
  • Razorblade Tears by SA Cosby
  • The Collective by Alison Gaylin
  • Clark and Division by Naomi Hirahara
  • These Toxic Things by Rachel Howzell Hall

And then, TRACY CLARK’s short story LUCKY THIRTEEN is a finalist in the Best Short Story category. Lucky Thirteen is featured in MIDNIGHT HOUR: A CHILLING ANTHOLOGY OF CRIME FICTION FROM 20 AUTHORS OF COLOR.

The short story nominees are:

Best Short Story

  • The Search for Eric Garcia by EA Aymar
  • The Vermeer Conspiracy by VM Burns
  • Lucky Thirteen by Tracy Clark
  • Doc’s at Midnight by Richie Narvaez
  • Not My Cross to Bear by SA Cosby
  • The Locked Room Library by Gigi Pandian
  • Burnt Ends by Gabriel Valjan


In the category of Best Critical/Non-Fiction is nominated: HOW TO WRITE A MYSTERY: A HANDBOOK FROM MYSTERY WRITERS OF AMERICA by Lee Child & Laurie R King, including Rogue GAYLE LYNDS‘ essay RESEARCHING THE SPY THRILLER: OR, CAN’T I JUST MAKE IT ALL UP?

The nominees are:

  • The Combat Zone: Murder, Race, and Boston’s Struggle for Justice by Jan Brogan
  • Murder Book: A Graphic Memoir of a True Crime Obsession by Hilary Fitzgerald Campbell
  • Last Call: A True Story of Love, Lust, and Murder in Queer New York by Elon Green
  • How to Write a Mystery: A Handbook from Mystery Writers of America by Lee Child & Laurie R King
  • The Haunting of Alma Fielding: A True Ghost Story by Kate Summerscale

Warmest congratulations to our two talented Rogues and all the Anthony nominees!

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  1. Lisa Black

    Super congrats!! We’re so excited.

  2. Karna Small Bodman

    What great achievements by our super talented Rogues — Congrats!!!