The first issue of Guilty Crime Story Magazine has been released. It includes Bruce Harris's "Chasing 61."
From the group keeping mystery & crime stories in the public eye since 1996
Michael Bracken's story "The 27 Club" appears today at Punk Noir Magazine.
The nominations for the 2021 Anthony Awards were announced today and there were plenty of members of the SMFS among the story categories.
Best Short Story nominees included:
“Dear Emily Etiquette,” by Barb Goffman, EQMM (Dell Magazines)
“The Boy Detective & The Summer of ’74,” by Art Taylor, AHMM (Jan-Feb) (Dell Magazines)
“Elysian Fields,” by Gabriel Valjan, California Schemin’ (Wildside Press)
“The Twenty-Five Year Engagement,” by James W. Ziskin, In League with Sherlock Holmes (Pegasus Crime)
Best Anthology or Collection nominees include:
Noiryorican, by Richie Narvaez (Down & Out Books)
The Beat of Black Wings: Crime Fiction Inspired by the Songs of Joni Mitchell, edited by Josh Pachter (Untreed Reads Publishing)
California Schemin,‘ edited by Art Taylor (Wildside Press)
Lockdown: Stories of Crime, Terror, and Hope During a Pandemic, edited by Nick Kolakowski and Steve Weddle (Polis Books)
Pam Ebel's poem “The Last Windmill” appears this week at the Five-Two Crime Poetry Blog.
“Memories of Fire.” Pulp
Modern Flash. August 3, 2020.
Chen, Sarah M.
“Hotelin’.” Shotgun Honey: Volume #4: Recoil.
Taylor, Art. “The
Boy Detective and the Summer of ’74.” Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine. January/February 2020.