The 2011 Darrell Award for Best Midsouth Short Story goes to “Bobbie Sue Almost Got Married” by vickie malone kennedy, published in A Bubba In Time Saves None, from Yard Dog Press. (The book is available here: http://yarddogpress.com/A%20Bubba%20In%20%20Time.htm) .
Our new Dal Coger Memorial Hall of Fame award winner is Katherine Allred for her 2 excellent novels, Close Encounters and Close Contact. (Please see her website at: http://katherineallred.com/).
The 2011 Best Midsouth Novella is Cadaver Client by Frank Tuttle, a Markhat the Finder story.
The 2011 Best Midsouth Novel is The Banshee’s Walk by Frank Tuttle, also a Markhat the Finder story.
(All of Frank’s Markhat stories can be ordered here:
The 2011 Best Other Media-Film is Daylight Fades by Allen Gardner & Old School Productions. (Please see the film’s website at : http://www.daylightfades.com/).
The 2011 Darrell Awards were presented during the Banquet at MidSouthCon 29 on Saturday, March 26, 2011, with Cullen Johnson doing the presenting, ably assisted by Ellen Gamber.
The new Young Adult category will be bestowed in 2012 & will include all the YA works nominated for the 2011 & 2012 Darrell Awards.
First-Runners Up, Finalists & Semi-Finalists are listed in a pdf file on the Darrell Awards website at http://darrellawards.org/Darrell-2011-RESULTS.pdf.
Details of each work honored will appear on this blog as soon as possible.