John M. Floyd

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2023 Participant · Fiction · Southern

John M. Floyd
John M. Floyd

John M. Floyd is the author of more than a thousand short stories in publications like Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine, Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, The Saturday Evening Post, Best American Mystery Stories (2015, 2018, 2020), and Best Mystery Stories of the Year 2021. A former Air Force captain and IBM systems engineer, John is an Edgar Award finalist, a Shamus Award winner, a five-time Derringer Award winner, a three-time Pushcart Prize nominee, and the author of eight books. He is also the 2018 recipient of the Short Mystery Fiction Society's lifetime achievement award.

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  • The Barrens

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