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
Find out where to find where I’ll be virtually hawking my wares as my debut novel launches.
My flash story “Southside Valentine,” which takes place in the Rodney Playground in Williamsburg, is now up as part of Akashic Books’ Mondays Are Murder series of short crime fiction stories. Here is an excerpt: Detective Almodovar, half Polish, half Puerto Rican, sits in the playground at the corner of
Pics or it didn’t happen. On Sunday, March 23, I reading at the next New York Noir @ the Bar at Shade Bar, organized by the majestic Todd Robinson and gonzo Glenn G. Gray. A great time, a talented group of readers, a really great crowd.
I am proud to announce I have a short story in Grand Central Noir, a neat compilation of crime fiction centered in Grand Central Terminal. Compiled by the Smoking Elk of Pulp Fiction, Terrence P. McCauley, the anthology includes I.A. Watson; Charles “Salty” Salzberg and Jessica Hall; Ron “Fortissimo” Fortier;
I am proud and frankly pretty goddamn giddy to announce that Roachkiller and Other Stories won the 2013 Spinetingler Award in the category of Best Anthology/Short Story Collection. The book was up against some very tough competition, including Beat to a Pulp 2: Round 2, edited by David Cranmer and Matthew P. Mayo; Crime
Mark Slade of Blackout City Podcast just interviewed me for his blog. Here is an excerpt: BLACKOUT CITY: WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE JERRY LEWIS MOVIE? RICHIE: First of all, I love Dean and I love Jerry, but I don’t love Dean and Jerry, so all those movies are out. Then, anything with