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!”
Chris Leek’s Last Exit is classic hardboiled stuff over at BEAT TO A PULP. People say life begins at forty. It doesn’t. The fact is it’s been going on all the while, only you’ve been too busy to notice; forty is just the age when you start to worry about how much of it youContinue reading “A Story For Sunday: Last Exit by Chris Leek”
Maybe I Should Just Shoot You In The Face is very cool new collection of short stories from Zelmer Pulp, containing photographs by Mark Krajnak, new stories by Brian Panowich, Ryan Sayles, Chris Leek, Chuck Regan (who also did the cover), Gareth Spark, Isaac Kirkman and Benoit Lelievre, with an introduction from me.
At the time Paul asked me to contribute to Exiles I had just finished reading Ron Kovic’s powerful Vietnam memoir, Born on the 4th of July. I was also knee deep in submissions for another charity anthology; Zelmer Pulp’s Bruce Springsteen inspired noir magnum opus, Trouble in the Heartland. Those two things came together like a head on collisionContinue reading “Exiles Guest Blog: The Story Behind The Story by Chris Leek”
RUNAROUND … NOW! I’m interviewed over at MORGEN BAILEY’S BLOG … MARTIN STANLEY reviews 13 SHOTS OF NOIR and DEATH ON A HOT AFTERNOON … CHRIS LEEK reviews DEATH ON A HOT AFTERNOON over at OUT OF THE GUTTER ONLINE … ANDREW PETERS gives DEATH ON A HOT AFTERNOON a 5 star review at GOODREADSContinue reading “BITS N BOBS.”