“Death in the Serengeti” a Derringer winner!

“Death in the Serengeti” has been named winner of the 2018 Derringer Award in the Best Long Story category! One of my first dreams as a writer was to win a Best Story award, so this honor is a dream come true!

The Short Mystery Fiction Society presents the Derringer Awards at Bouchercon, the World Mystery Convention, held this year in St. Petersburg, Florida.

“Death in the Serengeti” first appeared in Fiction River: Pulsepounders: Adrenaline.

Another Fiction River story of mine, “The Kids Keep Coming,” was also a Derringer finalist, finishing as a runner-up in the Best Story category.

About the Author: admin

David H. Hendrickson’s first novel, Cracking the Ice, was praised by Booklist as “a gripping account of a courageous young man rising above evil.” He has since published five additional novels, including Offside, which has been adopted for high school student required reading, and most recently, Offensive Foul.

He has also published Travis Roy: Quadriplegia and a Life of Purpose, and a book for writers, How to Get Your Book Into Schools and Double Your Income With Volume Sales.

His short fiction has appeared in Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, Pulphouse, and numerous anthologies, including multiple issues of Fiction Fiver.

Hendrickson has published over fifteen hundred works of nonfiction, most recently his first book for writers, How to Get Your Book into Schools and Double Your Income with Volume Sales. He has been honored with the Joe Concannon Hockey East Media Award and the Murray Kramer Scarlet Quill Award.