“Death in the Serengeti” selected for Best American Mystery Stories!

“Death in the Serengeti” has been selected for Best American Mystery Stories 2018!

When I first began writing, I dreamed of one of my stories someday appearing in a Year’s Best anthology. It seemed impossible, but this fall that impossible dream will come true! I’ve been reading Otto Penzler’s Best American Mystery Stories for decades; this year’s edition will include “Death in the Serengeti.”

As detailed in this announcement, Penzler and his staff read over 3,000 stories to narrow down the choices to the top fifty. Guest editor Louise Penny then selected the final twenty choices.

I am gobsmacked!

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.