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The First Two Pages: “Old Soles” by Chris Dreith

In April 2015, B.K. Stevens debuted the blog series “The First Two Pages,” hosting craft…

Macavity Wins—Plural!

Such a thrill to start off this year's Bouchercon with news that my story "Better…

The First Two Pages: “The Hollywood Gangster” by R.J. Koreto

In April 2015, B.K. Stevens debuted the blog series “The First Two Pages,” hosting craft…


"Better Days" has won the Macavity Award for Best Short Story.


About Art Taylor

Art Taylor is the author of the story collection The Boy Detective & The Summer of ’74 and Other Tales of Suspense and of the novel in stories On the Road with Del & Louise, winner of the Agatha Award for Best First Novel. He won the 2019 Edgar Award for Best Short Story for "English 398: Fiction Workshop," originally published in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, and he has won three additional Agatha Awards, an Anthony Award, four Macavity Awards, and three consecutive Derringer Awards for his short fiction. His work has also appeared in Best American Mystery Stories, and he edited Murder Under the Oaks: Bouchercon Anthology 2015, winner of the Anthony Award for Best Anthology or Collection, and California Schemin': Bouchercon Anthology 2020. He is an associate professor of English at George Mason University, and he has contributed frequently to the Washington Post, the Washington Independent Review of Books, and Mystery Scene Magazine.

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