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
I am very proud to announce that Roachkiller and Other Stories has been nominated for a 2013 Spinetingler Award in the category of Best Anthology/Short Story Collection. Now I need my fans—both of you—to vote for me to win. Click the big VOTE HERE on this page. On the first
Huzzah! Long Island Noir gets previewed in the New York Times today, and my story “Ending in Paumanok” gets a mention. The article quotes a line from my story about Long Island’s “having ‘all the inconvenience of the city and none of its perks.’” And then it goes on to say,