Short walk #92

This week’s links to what’s fresh, what’s famous, and what’s fiendish in short mystery and crime fiction.

Short sample:

Virginia always remembered when the third child disappeared. From “Ding Dong Bell” by Ariel Dodson (in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Department of First Stories, March/April 2020, ed. Janet Hutchings, Dell Magazines).

Point of view:

Robert Lopresti reviews a James Lee Burke story from The Strand Magazine and Gerald So covers one from the new issue of EQMM,here and here.

New releases, old releases:

New issues of EQMM and AHMM.

Staten Island Noir (2012). See the Free Reads section below for a free story from this anthology. For a review see the Point of View section in Short walk #90.

Tricks of the Trade:

A Michael Bracken essay on writing and selling shorts.

Free Reads:

“A User’s Guide to Keeping Your Kills Fresh” by Ted Anthony (from Staten Island Noir).

“Lido Winter” by Maxim Jakubowski (from Venice Noir).

Check my shorts, please:

My flash piece “The Interrogation” appeared in the March 2016 issue of Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine as the story that won the AHMM Monthly Mysterious Photograph Contest.

Thanks for visiting.

Peter DiChellis