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Brit Grit Alley

Brit Grit Alley features news and updates on what's happening down British crime fiction's booze and blood soaked alleyways.

By Paul D. Brazill

Out now: Broadsides is published by 48th St. Press in Caracas, Venezuela and was 'smuggled half way across the globe' to arrive in the UK. The new 2012 Broadsides are now available and are extremely limited editions featuring the work of Brit noir maverick and poet, U V Ray. Available here.

Ian Ayris, author of the brilliant football/ crime novel Abide With Me, is interviewed at the West Ham United supporters' website, KUMB. Which stands for Knees Up Mother Brown, by the way. I wonder if Mother Brown minds?

By Paul D. Brazill
Over at Pulp Pusher, there's a well-tasty trailer for Tony Black's latest slice of hard-boiled, The Strom Without.

A new Brit Grit writer to me is Jim Spry, who has exploded at Shotgun Honey with a cracking story called "Fall Guy" that has little to do with Lee Majors.

Rob Jarossi- whose crime television themed site Crime Time Preview is pretty much essential - promises us 'nasty piece of Brit Grit' in the next issue of CrimeFactory.

That's all for now.

See you soon, same Brit Grit Time, same Brit Grit Channel.

Spinetingler Award nominee Paul D. Brazill has had bits and bobs of short fiction published in various magazines and anthologies, including The Mammoth Book Of Best British Crime 8 and he has edited two anthologies - True Brit Grit – with Luca Veste -(Guilty Conscience) and Drunk On The Moon (Dark Valentine Press). His blog is here.