Among the most prized awards in the world of mystery writers, the Anthony Awards were named after Anthony Boucher, a mystery & crime fiction author, editor, and critic, who was also a founder of the Mystery Writers of America.
Nomination requests will begin on February 28, 2019.
The deadline for nominations will be April 30, 2019.
Selected nominees will be announced by May 15, 2019.
Best First Novel
Best Paperback Original
Best Critical Nonfiction Work
Best Short Story
Works over 22,000 words are considered novels. Under 22,000 words will be considered a short story.