Short Sharp Interview: Steve Weddle of Needle – A Magazine of Noir


PDB: What is Needle – A Magazine Of Noir?

SW: Crime fiction magazine. Short stories. Print only.

PDB: Who are the criminal masterminds behind Needle?

SW: I started the thing up with John Hornor Jacobs, who provided the art genius. Matthew C. Funk, Naomi Johnson, Stephen Blackmoore, and DanO’Shea are the editorial team.

needle 7PDB: Which authors have been involved in Needle?

SW: We have the entire list of authors – from Paul D. Brazill to Sophie Littlefield – in the sidebar at A few folks from that list have been kind enough to step over to the editorial team and become even more involved.

PDB: Where can we find out more about Needle?

PDB: Is there anything else you think we should know about Needle?

SW: All of the vowels we use are shade-grown. Also, the next issue features stories from Sarah Weinman, Dennis Tafoya, and a cast of thousands. Out this spring.