“Judge Dee” nominated for Eugie Award

“Judge Dee and the Limits of the Law”, the first of my Judge Dee series of tongue-in-cheek vampire mystery stories (published online at is nominated for the 2021 Eugie Foster Memorial Award for Short Fiction.

I never met Eugie in person, but we hung out in the same sort of online writer spaces back in the olden days, and she was poised to become a major voice before she died, far too young, in 2014. We shared a table of contents on at least a couple of things. The award was set to commemorate her work, and I’m genuinely touched to be on the list.

The nominees: