Re: RARA-AVIS: Sadly Hansen is really dead

Date: 29 Nov 2004

I'm finally de-lurking. I received the following from his agent this afternoon:

Joseph Hansen passed away on Wednesday, November 24th. Hansen is best
>remembered as the author of the Dave Brandstetter mysteries, the first
>mystery series featuring a gay detective. In 1994, he was an Edgar Award
>nominee for best short mystery story. His short story "Confessional",
>was chosen for THE YEAR'S 25 FINEST CRIME & MYSTERY STORIES, edited by Ed
>Gorman, and "Survival" was included in Houghton Mifflin's annual BEST
>AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 1999, edited by Otto Penzler. His 1993 work
>LIVING UPSTAIRS was winner of the Lambda Award for Best Novel.

Margery Flax

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