Tag Archives: Staten Island Noir

Patricia Smith Story Selected for “Best American Mysteries” Anthology

I am so proud that “When they are Done With Us,” a short story by my wife, Patricia Smith, is one of 20 selected for inclusion in the 2013 edition of Best American Mysteries. The story first appeared in last … Continue reading

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At the Mysterious Bookshop

That’s me and my wife, Patricia Smith, promoting “Staten Island Noir,” a new anthology from Akashic Press, at the Mysterious Bookshop in Manhattan. Patricia edited the book and I wrote one of the stories. Reviewers are calling it one of … Continue reading

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Who’s Reading “Cliff Walk”? Award-Winning Noir Novelist Bill Loehfelm!

Bill Loehfelm’s first three novels, Fresh Kills, Bloodroot, and The Devil She Knows, are outstanding. Each is set in his native Staten Island. When I caught up with Bill last week at Bouchercon, the huge crime-fiction conference, he was excited … Continue reading

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Publishers Weekly gives “Staten Island Noir” a Starred Review!

Staten Island Noir, an Akashic Press anthology edited by my wife, Patricia Smith, just received a starred review in Publishers Weekly.  Her story — and mine — are among the ones the review singles out for special praise.  The review: … Continue reading

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