• Rob Brunet

    Rob Brunet’s 2014 debut, STINKING RICH, asks What could possibly go wrong when bikers hire a high school dropout to tend a barn full of high-grade marijuana? His crime fiction appears in Thuglit, Out of the Gutter, Noir Nation, and numerous anthologies. Before writing noir, Toronto-based Brunet produced award-winning Web presence for film and TV, […]

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  • Chris Rhatigan

    Chris Rhatigan is the editor of the crime fiction quarterly All Due Respect. He is the author of more than 50 short stories and the novella, The Kind of Friends Who Murder Each Other. He lives in northern India.

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  • Trey R. Barker

    “Blah blah blah pizza job and blah blah reporter job and blah blah blah.  The good stuff is that Down And Out Books just snagged from Trey his entire ouvre of Barefield, Texas crime novels.  The first, 2005’s 2,000 Miles To Open Road, has just been released (through all the normal outlets, but start at Down […]

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  • Hector Acosta

    Hector Acosta has had short stories published in Shotgun Honey Presents: Both Barrels, Weird Noir, Thuglit, and JukePop Fiction. He’s currently looking forward to finishing his novel starring a character that he conceived for Both Barrels, as well as the weekend. He can be found at twitter.com/hexican, as well as other nefarious corners of the […]

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  • Erik Arneson

    Erik Arneson lives in Pennsylvania with his wife and editor, Elizabeth. His short stories have appeared in Thuglit, Needle, Akashic Books’ Mondays Are Murder, and many other places. His comic book Fortune is available from Comixology, Indy Planet, and NoiseTrade. He hosts the Title 18: Word Crimes podcast. Find him at www.ErikArneson.com and on Twitter […]

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  • Frank Larnerd

    Frank Larnerd was born in Knoxville, Tennessee and spent much of his childhood engrossed in weird stories of monsters, mutants, and other worlds. He has worked as a morgue night watchman, shoe salesman, and color commentator for IWA: East Coast wrestling. Although he is best known for his unique blend of traditional Appalachian folklore and […]

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  • Ryan Sayles

    Ryan Sayles is based in the Midwest. His hardboiled private detective series featuring Richard Dean Buckner is forthcoming through Down and Out Books. The first two novels, Subtle Art of Brutality andWarpath, will be released in July and October, 2015. His short story collection, That Escalated Quickly! is out through Zelmer Pulp. His chapbook Disordered […]

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  • Ed Kurtz

    Ed Kurtz is the author of The Rib from Which I Remake the World and other novels. His short fiction has appeared in several magazines and anthologies, including Best American Mystery Stories and Best Gay Stories. Ed’s first short story collection, Nothing You Can Do, is out now from Down & Out Books. Ed lives in Connecticut with […]

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  • Richard Godwin

    Richard Godwin is the author of critically acclaimed novels Apostle Rising, Mr. Glamour and One Lost Summer.   Apostle Rising explores the blurred line between law and lawlessness. Mr. Glamour is about a world of wealthy, beautiful people who can buy anything, except safety from the killer in their midst. One Lost Summer is a […]

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  • Richard Thomas

    Richard Thomas is the author of three books—Transubstantiate, Herniated Roots and Staring Into the Abyss. His over 75 publications include Cemetery Dance, PANK, Gargoyle, Weird Fiction Review, Midwestern Gothic, Arcadia, Pear Noir and Shivers VI (with Stephen King and Peter Straub). He is also the editor of three anthologies out in 2014: The Lineup (Black Lawrence Press), Burnt Tongues (Medallion Press) with Chuck Palahniuk and The New Black (Dark House Press). […]

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  • Allan Leverone

    Allan Leverone is the author of eighteen novels in the crime, thriller and horror genres, as well as a 2012 Derringer Award winner for excellence in short mystery fiction. He lives in Londonderry, NH with his wife of nearly thirty-five years, three grown children and two beautiful grandchildren. Connect on Facebook, Twitter @AllanLeverone, or at […]

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  • Bill Baber

    Bill Baber’s crime fiction has appeared at; Flash Fiction Offensive, Powder Burn Flash, Darkest Before the Dawn, Shotgun Honey & Near to the Knuckle. other places his writing has appeared include, Slow Trains, Literary Harvest and The High Desert Journal. A book of his poetry, Where the Wind Comes to Play was published by Berberis […]

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