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.


Kindle-icious: BTAP

Hey, David Cranmer announced today that the BEAT TO A PULP: Round One anthology is now available on Amazon's Kindle. (Cue applause). Hinkson, Ardai, Littlefield, Parker, Davidson, Martin, Elliott, Gorman, Powers, Reasoner, Grainger, Anonymous-9, Randisi, Sheeter, Rogers, Abbott, Knight, Holm, Morton, Parnham, Ayres, Lewis, Henion, Gray, O’Keefe, Bill and little old me beating the sci-fi bushes. If you have one of those fancy pants gadgets or if you'd like to gift a copy to somebody who has go here. One more reason to fall in with the digital herd, float with the Amazon flock. Hey, and this baby is worth every penny. Check out that file size, baby, it's freakin' huge. And of course that cover will scare the pants of anybody reading over your shoulder on the subway commute. Spread the word....