Finalists have been announced for the 2020 Silver Falchion award given by the Killer Nashville Writers Conference in Franklin, Tennessee. The Silver Falchion award categories cover the spectrum of popular literature. The conference’s Reader’s Choice nominees also have been posted.
The conference has been cancelled this year, but the convention’s Silver Falchion and Readers’ Choice Awards will still be presented.
Here are the finalists in Silver Falchion categories that include works of genre interest.
Science Fiction, Fantasy, or Horror
- Tosca Lee — The Line Between
- Tosca Lee — A Single Light
- Valerie Nieman — To the Bones
- Palmer Pickering — Moon Deeds
- Maggie Toussaint — Dreamed It
Juvenile or Y.A.
- Susan K. Flach — Daughter Undisclosed
- Liana Gardner — Speak No Evil
- James R. Hannibal – The Clockwork Dragon
- Kelly Oliver — Kassy O’Roarke, Cub Reporter
- Lori Roberts — This Dark and Bloody Ground
Short Story Anthology or Collection
- James Glass — Couch Detective
- Harpeth River Writers — Words on Water
- Lindy Ryan — A Midnight Clear
- Manning Wolfe & Laura Oles — Last Call
- Bill Woods — The Muse of Wallace Rose