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.


Charlie Byrne

Yeah, I must be out of mind, pursuing P.I. fiction. All that dead genre nonsense, the giants who have walked before, and yaddah, yaddah, yaddah.

But I can't help myself. I've kicked open a box and I can't close the lid, at least not yet. The genre has kind of grown on me, probably for worse, maybe for better.

Anyhoo, Charlie Byrne is back in Atlantic City today, grinding away at the job. Take a look.