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“Parallel Play” Wins Agatha Award

It was a great honor to have my story "Parallel Play" win the Agatha Award…

SleuthSayers: Contributors to Malice Domestic 12: Mystery Most Historical

In honor of Malice Domestic this weekend, I invited a handful of contributors to the…

The First Two Pages

B.K. Stevens' blog "The First Two Pages" has proven a terrific resource for craft essays—focused,…


"Parallel Play" is a finalist for the Agatha Award & the Thriller Award for Best Short Story!


About Art Taylor

"Art Taylor"Art Taylor is the author of On the Road with Del & Louise: A Novel in Stories, winner of the Agatha Award for Best First Novel, and of "Parallel Play" (from the anthology Chesapeake Crimes: Storm Warning), winner of this year's Agatha Award for Best Short Story and currently a finalist for this year's Thriller Award for Best Short Story as well. He has won two additional Agatha Awards, an Anthony Award, a Macavity Award, and three consecutive Derringer Awards for his short fiction, and his work has appeared in Best American Mystery Stories. He also edited Murder Under the Oaks: Bouchercon Anthology 2015, winner of the Anthony Award for Best Anthology or Collection. He is an associate professor of English at George Mason University, and he contributes frequently to the Washington Post, the Washington Independent Review of Books, and Mystery Scene Magazine.

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