Paul J. Garth

An Interview with Crime Fiction Author/Editor Paul J. Garth

Interview by Gabriel Hart August 24, 2022
Gabriel Hart interviews Paul J. Garth, author of the novella 'Low White Plain' (Down and Out Books).
Kelby Losack: At The Intersection of Love and Grit

Kelby Losack: At The Intersection of Love and Grit

Interview by Gabriel Hart
Gabriel Hart interviews Gulf Coast Texas writer Kelby Losack, author of "Letting Out the Devils."
Max Thrax: "Noir Gets Itself In Trouble"

Max Thrax: "Noir Gets Itself In Trouble"

Interview by Gabriel Hart
An interview with Max Thrax, author of "God Is A Killer."
A Conversation with Alex Segura, author of "Secret Identity"

A Conversation with Alex Segura, author of "Secret Identity"

Interview by Steph Post
Alex Segura talks the collision of mystery and 70s comics in "Secret Identity."
Duvay Knox on "The Pussy Detective" and Sexually Transmitted Karma

DuVay Knox on "The Pussy Detective" and Sexually Transmitted Karma

Interview by Gabriel Hart
DuVay Knox discusses his daring new nove, "The Pussy Detective", with Gabriel Hart.
Tex Gresham

Tex Gresham: "This Is My Submission To The Post-Modern Library"

Interview by Gabriel Hart
Gabriel Hart interviews Tex Grisham about his new 800-page epic, "Sunflower" — a hyper-textual meta-modern post-New-Sincerity paranoid satire of Hollywood.
Tia Ja'nae

An Interview with Hardcore-fiction Author Tia Ja'nae

Interview by Gabriel Hart
Political satirist author/artist Tia Ja'nae talks to Gabriel Hart about her bleak new novel, 'Ghosts On The Block Never Sleep' (Uncle B Publications).
Kirstyn Petras (L), NB Turner (R)

An interview with NB Turner and Kirstyn Petras of Dark Waters Podcast

Interview by Gabriel Hart
The hosts of Dark Waters Podcast open up about their frenetic process.
Bear Creek Gazette

An interview with Stuart Buck, Editor of The Bear Creek Gazette

Interview by Gabriel Hart
"Have fun, because one day we are all going to die."
S.A. Cosby: "Writers get stagnant the moment they don't try to push themselves."

S.A. Cosby: "Writers get stagnant the moment they don't try to push themselves."

Interview by Gabriel Hart
An interview with the author of "Razorblade Tears," out July 6th from Flatiron Books

LURID: May Gray — In A Lonely Place

Column by Karina Wilson
Fog rolls through Los Angeles in Dorothy B. Hughes' 1947 noir classic, "In A Lonely Place." This cautionary tale perfectly captures the toxicity of the postwar era and still resonates in our own.

The Obsolescence of The Hero's Journey

Column by Gabriel Hart
Those who prescribe to a set system might be condemned to repeat mediocrity.
author William R. Soldan

Interview with Grit Lit Author William R. Soldan

Interview by Gabriel Hart
Discover where the bleak American experience collides with glimmers of righteous humanity.

What I Learned From Writing "A Return to Spring"

Column by Gabriel Hart January 6, 2021
Think about all the stories that fall under radar, which sculpted your town into the place it is today.
Crime Fiction Editor Jim Thomsen

Interview: Crime Fiction Editor Jim Thomsen

Interview by Gabriel Hart October 1, 2020
Veteran crime fiction editor Jim Thomsen talks genre, cliches, and why editing matters.

Celebrating Dashiell Hammett: The 'Thin Man' Himself

Column by Leah Dearborn
The author known for penning "The Maltese Falcon" didn’t just write about adventure, he also lived it; serving in both World Wars and as a Pinkerton man. May 27 would mark his 126th birthday.

Snitches, Gangsters, and Private Dicks: Why We Love and Hate Them

Column by Mary Kay McBrayer
Why do we root for the criminals and not the snitch? And whose side is the private investigator on?
The Darkness of Paradise: An Interview with 'Miami Midnight' Author Alex Segura

The Darkness of Paradise: An Interview with 'Miami Midnight' Author Alex Segura

Interview by Erica Wright
Acclaimed author Erica Wright interviews Alex Segura on the eve of the release of 'Miami Midnight,' the final installment in his Pete Fernandez series.

With Great Responsibility: How a Comic Book Icon Inspired my Own Noir Novels

Column by Alex Segura
Alex Segura explains how Webslinger Peter Parker begat hard-luck hero Pete Fernandez.
Announcing the TOC for Both Sides: An Anthology of Border Noir

EXCLUSIVE: Announcing the TOC for "Both Sides: An Anthology of Border Noir"

News by Gabino Iglesias
Gabino Iglesias and new Polis imprint Agora bring us a diverse exploration of the invisible lines that divide us.
Rob Hart Crowdsources An Interview for His Food Noir Collection

Rob Hart Crowdsources An Interview for His Food Noir Collection And Settles The 'Is A Hot Dog A Sandwich' Debate

Interview by Rob Hart
'Take-Out' hits stores today, so Rob asked a bunch of people on social media to ask him questions. Some of them were very clever and thoughtful. Some... not so much.

Folding Real-Life Detail into a Fictional Narrative

Column by Nick Kolakowski August 13, 2018
Is there an ethical line when it comes to incorporating real-life details into fiction? And if so, where does that line exist?

Ten Harsh Truths I Learned Writing a Moderately Successful Series For A Small Press

Column by Rob Hart July 10, 2018
Rob talks about some of the stuff he learned writing a five-book private detective series for Polis Books. Buckle up and get a helmet... it's gonna get bumpy.
Classic Crime, New York Style: An Interview with Terrence McCauley

Classic Crime, New York Style: An Interview with Terrence McCauley

Interview by Steph Post
An interview with "The Fairfax Incident" author Terrence McCauley.