Guest Blog: Not Guilty! Alibi 2018, September 28th – 30th by Renato Bratkovič

Nothing surprises us anymore. Populism and fake news “prove” the world we knew will collapse any time. Migrants are not trying to escape heartless business models conceived by greedy arms dealers, they’re here to steal our jobs, rape our women and cut our heads off. Gay people lurk around every corner and threaten to infectContinue reading “Guest Blog: Not Guilty! Alibi 2018, September 28th – 30th by Renato Bratkovič”

Grab Exiles: An Outsider Anthology for only 99p/ 99c!

To celebrate the latest ALIBI  noir festival in Slovenia, EXILES: AN OUTSIDER ANTHOLOGY is currently only 99c / 99p! A powerful Noir short story collection edited by the Bukowski of Noir, Paul D. Brazill. Exiles features 26 outsiders-themed stories by some of the greatest crime and noir writers, K. A. Laity, Chris Rhatigan, Steven Porter,Continue reading “Grab Exiles: An Outsider Anthology for only 99p/ 99c!”

Out now! Exiles: An Outsider Anthology

The all new version of Exiles: An Outsider Anthology – now published by Artizan– is out now! ‘A powerful short story collection edited by the Bukowski of Noir, Paul D. Brazill. Exiles features 26 outsiders-themed stories by some of the greatest crime and noir writers, K. A. Laity, Chris Rhatigan, Steven Porter, Patti Abbott, RyanContinue reading “Out now! Exiles: An Outsider Anthology”

Recommended Read: It’s All True (although it may not have happened) by Renato Bratkovič

It’s All True (although it may not have happened) by Slovenian writer  Renato Bratkovič is a short, sharp story collection that views the world askew. Stand out stories for me are ‘Fat Fatale’, ‘High Midnight’ and ‘Bicycle Thieves’. Like a strange hybrid of Gogol and Frederick Brown, It’s All True (although it may not have happened)Continue reading “Recommended Read: It’s All True (although it may not have happened) by Renato Bratkovič”

Recommended Read: Awake Now, Sailor by Eddie Vega

Cass Loyola is a Cuban merchant seaman turned New York poet who is struggling to make ends meet in the big apple. Jobless and on the verge of losing his home, he begins an affair the wife of a rich banker and his life spirals even more out of control. Eddie Vega’s Awake Now, SailorContinue reading “Recommended Read: Awake Now, Sailor by Eddie Vega”

I’m On The TV

“Noir is closer to Laurel and Hardy than it is to Agatha Christie” At the recent Alibi noir festival in Slovenia. Here’s me on RTV 4′s arts programme, Glasnik, talking about noir to journalist Petra Skok. With Renato Bratkovič, Neven Skgratic, Eddie Vega, Andrej Predin and the impression of Richard Godwin. More about the festival soooon … http://4d.rtvslo.si/arhiv/glasnik-oddaja-tv-maribor/174362622

Alibi International Crime/ Noir Festival

ALIBI is the first Slovenian festival of Crime&Noir literature in idyllic Gora pod lipo. It’s organised by Gora, Artizan advertising agency and publishing house (concept and communication), Hotel Jakec (lodging for guest writers) and Tednik Panorama(media sponsor). And I’ll be there at the end of September, along with Richard Godwin, Eddie Vega, Andrej Predin, Neven Škrgatić. FindContinue reading “Alibi International Crime/ Noir Festival”