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.


Winner, Winner/Twist of Noir

Well, the results are in on who has the best method of death forAndy Caruthers, my character. And while not an awesome participation number---fuck it... I'll take it where I can.

Jed? You were leading the way there, but Bardsley...fucking BARDSLEY with the DeWalt tie in (a Maryland company!!!) takes the beer. So, Greg, you get a micro at B'Con. Frank, Paul, and Jed? When we cross paths, you guys too...although it may be just a Mickey's Bigmouth for Frank and Jed. Paul gets a cranberry and soda. Rest in peace, Andy. You bastard. And thanks for reading. Other news...while I'll was having a weird, wild time on the bay with high winds (30 knots), a lost tender (dingy), and critical shortage of rum...Chris over @ A TWIST OF NOIR posted yet another one of my Charlie Byrne stories...set in the future after Charlie's long fall from grace. Thanks, Christopher. Bardsley, you rule.