Tony Hillerman Prize Announced

Wordharvest Writers Workshops and Thomas Dunne Books
announced today that Christine Barber’s novel THE REPLACEMENT CHILD has
won the first Tony Hillerman Prize,
awarded annually to the best unpublished mystery set in the Southwest written by a first-time author. The announcement was made at the
fifth annual Tony Hillerman Writers Conference: Focus on Mystery held
in Albuquerque, New Mexico this past weekend, and THE REPLACEMENT CHILD will be published by Thomas Dunne/SMP in the fall of 2008.