The Short Mystery Fiction Society Blog

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The Ellery
Queen Mystery Magazine: May/June 20
 issue not only features stories from several SMFS
members as previously announced,
it also contains the announcement of the 2019 EQMM Readers Award. This year, ten of the eleven recognized authors are SMFS list members. Our SMFS list members and their
placement in the 2019 Ellery Queen Readers Award poll are as follows:
1st Place—David Dean
with “The Duelist” in the May/June 2019 issue.
2nd Place—Paul D. Marks with “Fadeout on Bunker Hill” in
the March/April 2019 issue.
Place—G. M. Malliet with “Whiteout” in
the January/February 2019 issue (tie with nonmember).

4rth Place—David Dean with “Snow Boy” in the January/February

6th Place—Art
Taylor with “Better Days”  in the the May/June
issue and Trey Dowell with “Heat” 
 in the July/August  2019 issue (tie).

7th Place—Michael Bracken

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Keith Law Blog- ESPN

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The ball was absolutely flying out of Nationals Park at this year’s MLB Futures Game; I think everyone except 2017 No. 1 pick Royce Lewis homered, and that’s only because he wasn’t in the game. The power surge takes a bit of a shine off of some of the home runs, although there were still many positive takeaways from the game.

  • Dodgers outfielder Yusniel Diaz homered twice in five at-bats, both of which were hit very hard to center field on fastballs of 96 and 95 mph, respectively. Diaz was a top-100 prospect right after he signed but

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Mishiyev, a/k/a “DJ Short-e,” is a YouTuber who claims he had 100M+ views and 250k subscribers. His videos started getting copyright complaints in 2016. He counternoticed those, but he claims he nevertheless saw traffic dropoffs and started making demands of…

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Recap of the USDOJ's Section 230 Roundtable

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