Interview by Gabriel Hart
Discover where the bleak American experience collides with glimmers of righteous humanity.
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.
Interview by Gabriel Hart October 1, 2020
Veteran crime fiction editor Jim Thomsen talks genre, cliches, and why editing matters.
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.
Column by Mary Kay McBrayer
Why do we root for the criminals and not the snitch? And whose side is the private investigator on?
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.
Column by Alex Segura
Alex Segura explains how Webslinger Peter Parker begat hard-luck hero Pete Fernandez.
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 And Settles The 'Is A Hot Dog A Sandwich' DebateInterview 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.
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?
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.
Review by Max Booth III
Tough guy lit at its finest.
Interview by Steph Post
An interview with "The Fairfax Incident" author Terrence McCauley.
In Conversation: Alex Segura and Joe Clifford on PI Fiction, Flawed Characters and Fighting Your DemonsInterview by Alex Segura
LitReactor instructors Joe Clifford and Alex Segura talk PI fiction to mark the latest adventures featuring their recurring characters, Jay Porter and Pete Fernandez.
Interview by Steph Post May 7, 2018
An interview with Jeffery Hess, author of the novels 'Tushhog' and 'Beachhead'.
Column by Jeff Noon
Part 5 of Jeff's 10 part series on the writing of his new novel, "A Man of Shadows."
Interview by Max Booth III July 26, 2017
Vampires, serial killers, and West Texas.
Column by Max Booth III April 27, 2017
Of course Nickelback made the list.
Column by Repo Kempt
Crime writers can learn a lot about their craft from well-written comic books. Here's five superb crime comics to whet your appetite.
Review by Max Booth III
Read it with a shotgun and liquor bottle nearby.
Review by Gabino Iglesias
Bookshots: Pumping new life into the corpse of the book review
Review by Bart Bishop
A Review of Walter Hill's new comic book, 'Triggerman', from Titan Comics, in collaboration with crime novel publisher Hard Case Crime, with art by Matz.
Review by Christopher Shultz
No one is safe in this 1984 novel, re-issued for the digital age.
Column by Leah Dearborn February 11, 2016
“Dangerous” depends on your point of view, but these characters generally fit the bill if you're a law-abiding human being with a sliver of common sense.
Review by BH Shepherd January 19, 2016
A brief review of "Black Wings Has My Angel" by Elliot Chaze