KIERAN SHEA’s fiction has appeared in dozens of venues including Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Thuglit, Dogmatika, Word Riot, Plots with Guns, Beat to a Pulp, Crimefactory, and Needle: A Magazine of Noir well as in some beefy-looking anthologies most of which will make you question the tether of his shiny, red balloon. To his self-deprecating astonishment he's also been nominated for the Story South’s Million Writers Award twice without sending the judges so much as a thank you note. He co-edited the satiric transgressive fiction collection D*CKED: DARK FICTION INSPIRED BY DICK CHENEY and his debut novel KOKO TAKES A HOLIDAY is out now from Titan Books. Kieran divides his time between 38°58′22.6″N- 76°30′4.17″W and 39.2775° N, 74.5750° W.


Happy Birthday Ahh-nold

It's the Governor of California's birthday. If you need proof that, as a country, we are on an out-of-control/conductor-less train heading for a dynamited bridge, consider Arnold and his pen knife there for moment. Then again, it could also prove that anything is possible. Shh. I have it on good authority that Maria is actually running the great Golden State. Feel better? No? Oh.