This week’s links to what’s fresh, what’s famous, and what’s fiendish in short mystery and crime fiction.
Success and fame had always been a crapshoot, but a man’s life ought to boil down to more than the contents of a suitcase in Tijuana. From “The List” by Loren D. Estleman (in The Interrogator and Other Criminally Good Fiction, eds. Gorman and Greenburg, Cemetery Dance Publications, 2012. Originally published in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, May 2010).
Point of view:
Review: Chicago Lighting is a collection of Nate Heller stories by Max Allan Collins.
New releases, old releases:
Deadly Anniversaries: A Collection of Stories from Crime Fiction’s Top Authors is an anthology celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Mystery Writers of America. (eds. Muller and Pronzini, Kindle release April 21, available for pre-order.)
Tricks of the Trade:
Submission call—All Due Respect ‘zine is open for submissions (pays $25). Check out the details.
Four free stories All Due Respect published in 2020, so writers can see what ADR editors are looking for.
Check my shorts, please:
My crime-horror story “Disaster Adjuster” was reprinted in The Literary Hatchet Issue 21. (The story originally appeared in Kzine in 2017.)
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