Blog Hoppy

Author and Cubano Supremo Alex Segura wrote the great Miami-based crime thriller Silent City. After he was tagged by Kristi Belcamino, he tagged me for this latest blog hoppiness, a series of four basic questions. Check out his answers over at his blog. Here are mine: What are you working

WAVy Gravy

CrimeWAV impressario Seth Harwood gracefully hosts The Lineup: Poems on Crime on his podcast. Hear it! Hear it now! I read my poem “Metro” as well as Patrick Shawn Bagley’s “110 M.P.H. in a Stolen Pickup.” Gerald So reads his poem “Four Minutes,” “Prayer of an Arson Investigator,” by Sarah

The Lineup 2 Is At Large

Murder. Prison. War. What better subjects for poetry? The second issue of The Lineup: Poems on Crime is now available. This issue features work by Patrick Carrington, Reed Farrel Coleman, Sophie Hannah, John Harvey, Janis Butler Holm, Jennifer L. Knox, Amy MacLennan, Carol Novack, Deshant Paul, Karen Petersen Manuel Ramos,

Lined Up

This week, for the first time, I met in person with The Lineup co-editors (l. to r.) Anthony Rainone and Gerald So. (That’s me, the dorky bloke in the middle.) Not in attendance, unfortunately, was Patrick Shawn Bagley. We met at the Mysterious Bookshop on Warren Street, where famous crime-writer

Poetic Justice

Hiyo! How’s everybody doing? Hey, Fairfield! Hey, Kansas! Hello, Emmaus! So, some news: I have been invited to co-edit a poetry chapbook on crime by the crazily prolific Gerald So, along with crime-writing stalwarts Anthony Rainone and Patrick Shawn Bagley. Now, some would say my poetry is criminal. But this