Chelsea Cain and Johnny Shaw have been chosen as recipients of the twentieth annual Friends of Mystery Spotted Award. Cain is receiving her award for her book, One Kick, published in August 2014 by Simon & Schuster. Johnny Shaw is receiving his award for his...
The winner of the 2013 Friends of Mystery Spotted Owl award is Mike Lawson for House Blood. Johnny Shaw for Big Maria Robert Dugoni for The Conviction Chelsea Cain for Kill You Twice G.M. Ford for Thicker Than Water Dana Stabenow for Restless in the Grave J.A. Jance...
The winner of the 2012 Friends of Mystery Spotted Owl award is Bill Cameron for County Line. Other finalists are: Heather Sharfeddin for Damaged Goods Urban Waite for The Terror of Living Chelsea Cain for The Night Season Robert Dugoni for Murder One Dana Stabenow...
2011 Spotted Owl Awards Dana Haynes has been named the winner of 2011 Spotted Owl award for his novel Crashers. Haynes has worked for 20 years in Oregon newspaper newsrooms, and is currently the Public Affairs Manager for Portland Community College. Under the name of...
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Join us for the 2017-2018 Bloody Thursday season.
September 28, 2017: Robert Dugoni, Spotted Owl Award winner
November 16, 2017: Finn JD John, Off-Beat Oregon
January 25, 2018: Local Women of Mystery Panel with Kate Dyer-Seely, Cindy Brown, and Angela Sanders, moderated by Bill Cameron
March 22, 2018: John Burley*
May 24, 2018: Local Men of Mystery Panel with Baron Birtcher, Warren Easley, and Grant Bywaters moderated by Kelly Garrett
For our new season, we will be moving to TaborSpace at 5441 SE Belmont St. Portland, OR 97215.
*Note: Lou Berney will be joining us in November 2018.