Excitable in Connecticut: Paneling at CrimeCONN

I moderated the “Excitable Lawyers” panel at this year’s CrimeCONN on May 18 at the impressive Ferguson Library in Stamford, Conn. The stellar panelists (pictured left to right below) included: recovering lawyer and soon-to-be novelist Marjorie Drake; reformed lawyer Connie Johnson Hambley (The Jessica Trilogy); and law-student-for-one-year Charles Salzberg (Swann’s

“Crazy, Am I? We’ll See Whether I’m Crazy or Not.”

I’ll be trying to mumble something coherent, which should be scary enough, at The Bicenntennial of Frankenstein panel at the Bronx Music Heritage Center, 1303 Louis Nine Blvd., Bronx, N.Y., on October 27. To celebrate the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s novel, they’ll be showing the 1931 Frankenstein film with a

Otra Vez at KGB

I read last night (Thursday, August 2) at the MWA-NY Crime Fiction Reading Series amid the moody crimson shadows of KGB in the East Village. The lineup included  Casey Barrett, Kellye Garrett, Rob Hart, V.S. Kemanis, and James McCrone, and the event was hosted by Jeff Markowitz. The audience really