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.


Orange Soda, Onion Rings, Sack of Sliders

Every once in a while God throws you a bone, saying, s'all good, slacker. Stuck down here in Maryland I had the Jersey lunch jones today and found this Weather Channel gem on YouTube. Local heroes of the Garden State--Cartaret and Scotch Plains--The Smithereens, playing "White Castle Blues". Oh, do I remember hanging out on a hotel floor in Reading, PA with these guys back in the day. Taste the slider love.