1998, the Short Mystery Fiction Society has awarded the annual Derringers—after
the popular pocket pistol—to outstanding published stories. The awards
recognize outstanding stories published during 2020.
late last night to our list by 2020 Derringer Awards Coordinator Tony Rudzki,
these are the official 2020 Derringer Award Winners:
FLASH (ranges up to 1,000 words)
Josh Pachter, The Two-Body Problem, Mystery Weekly
Magazine: October 2019.
SHORT (ranges from 1,0001 to 4,000 words)