Recommended Reads: Rausch, Kalteis, Morr.

  Bloody Sheets by Andy Rausch Mob enforcer Coke’s son is murdered by the Ku Klux Klan and Coke heads off to redneck country to extract his bloody revenge. Bloody Sheets is a violent and powerful crime drama choc-full of great characters and crackling dialogue. Poughkeepsie Shuffle by Dietrich Kalteis In ’80s Toronto, an ex-con trying…

Dietrich Kalteis Interviews Paul D. Brazill

Punk Noir Magazine hovers in the shadows of the late lamented Pulp Metal Magazine. It’s an online arts and entertainment magazine that looks at the world at its most askew, casting a bloodshot eye over films, music, television and more. There are interviews, reviews, news, poetry, fiction, micro fiction, and flash fiction. Punk Noir’s editor Paul D. Brazill is…

A New Punk Noir Interview

I recently had an ‘Off The Cuff’ chat about Punk Noir Magazine with crime fiction author Dietrich Kalteis.  ‘Dietrich: What is punk noir exactly? PDB: Both punk and noir are words that have been so overused and misused that they pretty much mean nothing now. They’re random adjectives that are regularly added in a scattershot way,…

Fiction Extract: The Silent Type by Dietrich Kalteis

From the novel Poughkeepsie Shuffle, ECW Press. You can find it here.   Sitting on his deck with the cedar hedge at his back, Vick DuMont tapped his fingers on the arm of the metal chair. He tried for cool, not letting his eyes go to the portable drill on the picnic table. Randy Hooper stood close,…