The Bouchercon Board announced that SARA PARETSKY is this year's recipient of the David Thompson Special Service Award!
The award is given by the Bouchercon Board to honor the memory and contributions to the crime fiction community of David Thompson, a beloved Houston bookseller who passed away in 2010. Recipients are recognised for their extraordinary efforts to develop and promote the crime fiction field.
Sara's contributions as a founder of Sisters In Crime; as a leader in helping to lay the publishing groundwork for women authors of mystery and crime fiction, and as an ongoing literacy activist, have been phenomenal.
The award will be presented during the General Members Meeting at the Bouchercon 2023 convention in San Diego.