I’m Interviewed by Romanian filmmaker and poet Andreea Boyer

  Andreea Boyer, the director of the feature film JULIA 17, recently asked me a few questions. ‘Andreea Boyer: What can you tell us about your best experiences and what moments in your career as a writer have been the most influential and significant ones for you? Paul D. Brazill: For sure meeting people online who…

My interview with Arco Van Ieperen. 

On Saturday 22 September, I took part in the Festiwalu Literatury Wielorzecze  in the town of  Elbląg here in Poland. Nick Sweeney and I were interviewed by Arco Van Ieperen.   Radek Obuchowski translated. Here is a version of that interview that I thought some of you might enjoy. Why did you choose the genre of Crime Fiction for your novels and short stories?…

I’m Interviewed at My Book Place

‘Do you have any unusual writing habits? I write as and when I can, in an ad hoc and slapdash manner. It’s a pretty good reflection of how I live my life, really. What authors, or books have influenced you? Damon Runyon because he created his own world. Allan Guthrie because he showed a darkly…

David Nemeth interviews me at Do Some Damage

‘David: I enjoyed one of your latest books, “Last Year’s Man” which displays the wit in your writing. So, what makes Brits funnier than Americans? Kidding. A bit of a safer question, what is it that makes the English so damn funny? Paul: I think the Brits revel in our own ridiculousness, we know that life and…

ITW Roundtable discussion July 23-29

I’m over at The Big Thrill taking part in the ITW Roundtable discussion July 23- 29: “How do you choose your character’s names?” ‘With ThrillerFest firmly in our rearview mirror and our writing bucket full of inspiration, we turn to ITW Members Alan Jacobson, Dani Pettry, Patrick Oster, Jay Brandon, Robert J. Stava, Paul D. Brazill, Kim Alexander, Sarah Simpson, William Boyle, David Orange and Lisa Black as they…

A Short Interview and A Few Tasty Reviews

Over at Unlawful Acts, Indie Crime Mastermind David Nemeth takes a look at Last Year’s Man and says: ‘“Last Year’s Man” is a one-sitting book, so grab a pint or two or maybe some whiskey, sit back and enjoy.’ Read the rest here. Over at Amazon.com, Kevin McNamara also reviews Last Year’s Man and says:…

I’m Interviewed by Tony Black

Over at Pulp Pusher, I talk to the Tartan Noir kingpin about Last Year’s Man and gangster films. ‘We haven’t had a Q&A at Pulp Pusher for quite some time. So, I thought we should so something about that.  We’ve asked the one and only Paul D. Brazill along to tell us about his latest…

I’m Interviewed By Chris Rhatigan

Chris Rhatigan interviews me over at the All Due Respect blog: ‘Paul D. Brazill is one of the most entertaining and original voices in the independent crime fiction community. I recently spoke with him about Last Year’s Man, his latest book through All Due Respect about ageing hit man Tommy Bennett. — When I first learned about…

I’m Interviewed at THE BIG THRILL

Over at the latest edition of INTERNATIONAL THRILLER WRITERS’ The Big Thrill magazine, Tim O’Mara asks me about Last Year’s Man, novellas, music and more! CHECK IT OUT! 

An Interview And A Few Tidy Reviews For Last Year’s Man.

There’s a lot of it about … Over at TOE SIX PRESS,  Sandra Ruttan asks me about Last Year’s Man and she reviews it too! She says: ‘I love an author who can engage me and surprise me and give me a complicated protagonist to root for. If you do too, you’ll find Last Year’s Man to…

I’m Interviewed at We Are Cult

Over at We Are Cult, James Gent interviews me about Brit Grit and more: ‘Tell us a little about yourself and your background? I was born in Hartlepool in 1962, which was the same year the first Beatles single and the first Bond film were released. It’s no coincidence, I’m sure. My first job was…

I’m Interviewed By Richard Godwin

I recently had a Chin Wag at Richard Godwin’s Slaughterhouse.  ‘Paul Brazill is the master of Brit grit and hardboiled. His stories and novels ring like a chime out of a gangster flick, one with heavy overtones of London. He is adept at using contemporary culture to highlight and augment the inherent drama in his…

I’m Interviewed at Tripwire Magazine

TRIPWIRE – THE GENRE MAGAZINE  has articles on films, TV series, comics, and much more. It also has interviews with the likes of artist JEREMY MANN and writer/ director ALEX GARLAND. And I’m very pleased to say that editor-in-chief  JOEL MEADOWS recently interviewed me. ‘TW: London has been a very rich place for crime fiction going back…