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.


Songs About Guns, Knives, Redemption and the Dark Pulses Beneath the Frail

After a fine dinner of charred squid, fluffy empanadas, Mediterranean sausages, and lager...I caught (what I consider) America's "Radiohead" the other night in DC. Sometimes when I want to go dark, these guys are the theme music. Some say slowcore, some say sadcore. Here's the trailer for their new disc. Enjoy.