noir podcasts

EPISODE 52: “Murder at an Ad Agency” by Meredith Anthony

A darkly humorous tale from the world of advertising is featured this month, in a dramatic reading by the author....

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EPISODE 51: “Remote Control” by Mick Herron

Days before the posting of this podcast Mick Herron won the British Crime Writers’ Association’s Goldsboro Gold...

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EPISODE 48: "Won't You Come Out Tonight?" by Josh Pachter

Fiction writer, translator, and professor Josh Pachter reads his twisty, suspenseful thriller "Won't You Come Out...

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EPISODE 47: “Whiz Bang” by Mike Cooper

In celebration of America’s Independence Day, we present a story set at that holiday on the waterfront in Boston. Its...

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EPISODE 46: “The Harmless Pursuits of Archibald Stamp” by Ann Cleeves.

The first winner of the Crime Writers Association’s Duncan Lawrie Dagger Award, Ann Cleeves, joins us this...

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EPISODE 45: “Two Dwarves and Eight Chained Ourang-Outangs” by Eric Cline

May second is this year’s date for the Mystery Writers of America’s annual Edgar Allan Poe Awards banquet. This...

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EPISODE 44: "Golden Chance" by S. J. Rozan

Winner of nearly all of mystery fiction's major awards—including two Edgars from the Mystery Writers of America—S. J....

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EPISODE 43: “Some People Deserve to Die” by Dave Zeltserman

Winner of a Shamus Award from the Private Eye Writers of America, and the winner of the 2010 EQMM Readers Award, Dave...

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EPISODE 42: “Hedge Hog” by Hilary Davidson

Anthony Award winner Hilary Davidson appeared on the mystery scene in 2007 and since then she’s made quite a mark....

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EPISODE 41: “Brea’s Tale” by Karen Pullen

Winner of a Best Long Story Derringer Award from the Short Mystery Fiction Society, this month’s featured story,...

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EPISODE 40: “A Good Man of Business” by David Ingram -- SPECIAL HOLIDAY PODCAST!

2012’s Robert L. Fish Award winner for best story by a new author is featured this month, as read by its author,...

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EPISODE 39: “The Brick Thing” by Jack Fredrickson

Shamus Award-nominated crime writer Jack Fredrickson had his fiction debut in Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine’s...

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EPISODE 37: “Safe and Loft” by John Lutz

Edgar and Shamus award winner John Lutz reads his caper story “Safe and Loft” for us this month (EQMM March/April...

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EPISODE 36: "The Fruit Cellar" by Joyce Carol Oates

A haunting suspense story by National Humanities Medal winner Joyce Carol Oates is our featured selection this month....

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Episode 35: "Work Experience" by Simon Brett

Malice Domestic Lifetime Achievement Award winner Simon Brett has a theatrical background that makes his readings...

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EPISODE 34: “There’s a Killer Loose!” by Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins

Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Mickey Spillane left a number of unfinished manuscripts when he died in 2006....

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EPISODE 33: "Floored" by Twist Phelan

International Thriller Award winner Twist Phelan joins us this month with a story that draws on one of the successful...

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EPISODE 32: "Ghosts" by John Harvey, "Awake" by David Dean, and "Suitcase in Slow Time"...

Three short shorts comprise this month's podcast. First up, one of the U.K.'s most accomplished authors, poet and...

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EPISODE 31: "A Drowning at Snow's Cut" by Art Taylor

Fiction writer, book reviewer, and college professor Art Taylor reads his story "A Drowning at Snow's Cut" (EQMM, May...

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EPISODE 30: “The Girl in the Golden Gown” by Robert S. Levinson

This month’s selection is a story by Derringer Award-winning author Robert S. Levinson, “The Girl in the Golden Gown”...

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