The Silver Falchion Award is an open competition for works published in 2019. These books must be in the mystery, crime, true crime, and thriller genres. Conference attendees can submit for free. If you aren’t attending the 2020 conference taking place August 20-23 in Nashville, Tennessee, then the fee is $79. Submission deadline is June 1. Finalists will be announced in July. Finalists and winners will be honored during an awards dinner on August 22. For complete details including prize information, visit www.KillerNashville.com.