Summer 2022 BSJ

The Summer 2022 BSJ cover

The Summer 2022 Baker Street Journal includes these articles: The Editor’s Gas-Lamp. For Christ’s Sake: An Evaluation of Jay Finley Christ by Nicholas Utechin. Vincent Starrett and the Mystery of the Missed BSI Dinners by Ray Betzner. “A Failure of Sherlock Holmes”: A Newly Discovered Parody by Leslie S. Klinger. The Commonplace Book. Baker Street … Continue reading Summer 2022 BSJ

The 2022 BSI Empire Conference Report

Attending the 2022 BSI Empire Conference

About 125 Sherlockians gathered at the Bear Mountain Inn — located in the Hudson Valley near West Point, a one-hour drive north of New York City — for the BSI’s “Sherlock Holmes and the British Empire” conference. The official proceedings took place on Saturday and Sunday, July 30-31, 2022, but most of us checked-in on … Continue reading The 2022 BSI Empire Conference Report

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