2016 New Orleans, LA
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Oct. 8–11, 2015
2017 Toronto, ON
2018 St. Petersburg, FL
The World Mystery Convention is a nonprofit, all-volunteer organization
which holds an annual convention in honor of Anthony Boucher, the
distinguished mystery fiction critic, editor and author. It is the world's
premier event bringing together all parts of the mystery and crime fiction
community, and is commonly referred to as Bouchercon.
is not us. It is registered in Panama.
"Blood on the Bayou"
Chairs: Heather Graham & Connie Perry
American Guest of Honor: Harlan Coben
International Rising Star Guest of Honor: Craig Robertson
Bouchercon Kids Guest of Honor: R. L. Stine
Local Legend: Julie Smith
Lifetime Achievement: David Morrell
Fan Guests of Honor: Jon & Ruth Jordan
Toastmasters: Harley Jane Kozak & Alexandra Sokoloff
"Passport to Murder"
Chairs: Janet Costello & Helen Nelson
Canadian Guest of Honour: Louise Penny
American Guest of Honour: Megan Abbott
International Guest of Honour: Christopher Brookmyre
B'Con4Kids Guest of Honour: Chris Grabenstein
Fan Guest of Honour: Margaret Cannon
Toastmasters: Twist Phelan & Gary Phillips
"Crime in the Sunshine"
Chairs: Erin Mitchell, Jon Jordan & Ruth Jordan
American Guests of Honor: Karin Slaughter & Sean Chercover
International Guests of Honor: Sara Blaedel & Mark Billingham
Toastmaster: Lisa Unger
Florida Guest of Honor: Tim Dorsey
Lifetime Achievement: Ian Rankin
Fan Guests of Honor: Judy Bobalik & Ayo Onatade
Ghost of Honor: John D. MacDonald