Past Bouchercons 1970 - 1979

Bouchercon X · Los Angeles, California · Oct 5-7, 1979

Guest of Honor : Tony Hillerman
Toastmaster : John Ball


Chair : Noreen Shaw

Bouchercon IX · Chicago, Illinois · Oct 6-8, 1978

Guest of Honor : Walter B. Gibson


Chairs : Robert W. Hahn, Ely M. Liebow

Bouchercon VIII · New York, New York · Oct 7-9, 1977

“Murder at the Waldorf”


Guest of Honor : Stanley Ellin


Chairs : Otto Penzler, Chris Steinbrunner

Bouchercon VII · Culver City, California · Oct 1-3, 1976

Guest of Honor : John Ball


Chairs : Len Moffatt, June Moffatt

Bouchercon VI · Chicago, Illinois · July 18-20, 1975

Guest of Honor : Robert L. Fish


Chairs : Robert W. Hahn, John Nieminski

Bouchercon V · Oakland, California · Oct 4-6, 1974

Guest of Honor : Reginald Bretnor


Chair : Adrienne Martine-Barnes

Bouchercon IV · Boston, Massachusetts · Oct 5-7, 1973

Featured Speaker : Prof. Donald A. Yates


Chairs : Robert E. Briney

Bouchercon III · Los Angeles, California · Oct 20-22, 1972

Featured Speaker : Rev. Robert E. Washer; editor, The Queen Review

Guest of Honor : Ellery Queen (Frederic Dannay) [in absentia]


Chairs : Len Moffatt, June Moffatt

Bouchercon II · Los Angeles, California · Oct 8-11 (ended 10th), 1971

Guest of Honor : Bill S. Ballinger


Chair : Bruce Pelz

Bouchercon I · Santa Monica, California · May 29-31, 1970

Guest of Honor : Robert H. Bloch


Chairs : Bruce Pelz, Charles Crayne