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.


Just When the Devil Is @ Your Door

No shit there's a lot of grim news out there. Liars and greed and our cold sewn seeds makes you want to run it all straight down or climb a clock tower. How do we rub salve on all these psychotic lesions, how do we tamp down the bezerk? Hey, occasionally good news blasts through. Like this story. Made my week and the week has just started. Drink deep and teach the children well, you lazy fools.