The Mysterious Bookshop

Submit to Best Mystery Stories of the Year 2024!

We are now accepting submissions for The Mysterious Bookshop Presents: The Best Mystery Stories of the Year 2024.

If you have a mystery/crime/suspense short story published this year (2023), send a printed copy to:

Otto Penzler
c/o The Mysterious Bookshop
58 Warren St.
New York, NY 10007

Be sure to include the author’s contact information. No unpublished material will be considered. The submission deadline is December 31, 2023. No late submissions will be accepted.

Check out our past anthologies: Best Mystery Stories of the Year 2021 and Best Mystery Stories of the Year 2022, and keep an eye out for our 2023 volume coming out in September!

The Best Mystery Stories Of The Year 2021 by Lee Child and Otto PenzlerBest Mystery Stories of the Year 2022 edited with an introduction by Sara Paretsky

Best Mystery Stories of the Year 2023 cover

The World's Oldest Mystery Fiction Specialty Store

Specializing in Mystery Fiction and all its subgenres, including Detective, Crime, Hardboiled, Thrillers, Espionage, and Suspense.

Located at 58 Warren St. in New York City, we are open Monday-Saturday from 11am-7pm.

If your order is a combination of in-stock and pre-order items, please note all items will ship together once everything is on-hand.



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