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Register for our July 2022 Empire Conference

Register for the 2022 BSI Empire Conference at Bear Mountain Inn, NY

Registration is now open to all Sherlockians and the general public for our “Sherlock Holmes and the British Empire” conference to be held from July 29-31, 2022 at the Bear Mountain Inn near West Point, New York. This event is open to everyone, but you must register in advance. Conference topics will range as widely … Continue reading Register for our July 2022 Empire Conference

Plans for our July 2022 Empire Conference

Planning for the 2022 BSI Empire Conference at Bear Mountain Inn, NY

Our 2022 conference “Sherlock Holmes and the British Empire” will be open to all Sherlockians, and will be held in-person on July 29-31, 2022. We will have special group rates for lodgings. Public reservations for lodgings and the Conference Program will open via our website beginning on Tuesday, May 17. Payment will be via postal … Continue reading Plans for our July 2022 Empire Conference

The 2022 BSI Weekend Report

Curtis Armstrong and Peter E. Blau at the 2022 BSI Luncheon

Sherlockians returned to New York City for an in-person 2022 BSI Weekend, with activities from January 12-16 including the BSI Dinner on Friday, January 14. Events were well-attended despite the Omicron surge. A new honour was unveiled to recognize the mentoring of aspiring Sherlockians and encouraging them to find ways to keep green the memory … Continue reading The 2022 BSI Weekend Report

2021 Morley-Montgomery Award

Russell Merritt

The winner of the 2021 Morley-Montgomery Award is Russell Merritt. His paper, “The Doubleday Omnibus Edition: 'The Madman’s Sherlock Holmes',” appeared in the Spring 2021 issue of the Baker Street Journal. The Morley-Montgomery Award is given each year for the best article to appear in The Baker Street Journal, and comes with a generous cash … Continue reading 2021 Morley-Montgomery Award

A Masterpiece of Villainy (“The Norwood Builder”)

A Masterpiece of Villainy dustjacket cover

A Masterpiece of Villainy. A Facsimile of the Original Manuscript of “The Adventure of the Norwood Builder” by Arthur Conan Doyle with Annotations and Commentary. Edited, with an Introduction, by Ross E. Davies, BSI. A dramatic entrance precedes a story involving disappearance, vengeance, fingerprints, bones, and a major challenge for Sherlock Holmes. A Masterpiece of … Continue reading A Masterpiece of Villainy (“The Norwood Builder”)