Brit Grit Alley

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

By Paul D. Brazill 

A quick dash down Brit Grit Alley.

Tony Black is over at The Highland Times taking a look at indie publisher Sandstone Press. He also recently had an interview over there with Allan Guthrie about author austerity... I'm interviewed by John Daysh and James A Newman in a beach bar in Thailand ...
Aidan Thorn is over at Near To The Knuckle and Gareth Spark has a story up at the new flash fiction site Spelk ... the Near To The Knuckle team have announced that they will be doing a follow up to their Gloves Off anthology ...  Thrills, Kills n Chaos is back and on form ... UV Ray is over at Pulp Metal Magazine ... Jason Michel has SCI-FI EYES ... submissions are open for novellas at Number Thirteen Press... Sarah Hilary picks her 7 best crime reads of 2014 at Red Magazine ... This Is How You Disappear by Allen Miles is the first publication from Abracadabra Books ... Louder Than Words is a brand new genre-based literary Festival celebrating words – oral, written and published - associated with the music industry. Authors, artists, poets, performers, lyrics and lyricists, journalists, DJs, bloggers and publishers of music and popular culture are all included.

The weekend Festival is based at a single location - The Palace Hotel, Manchester - where all involved can meet to hear, share, discuss and celebrate the best of published and unpublished words associated with music and popular culture industries.

Louder Than Words includes 'in conversation with...' sessions, panel discussions, interviews, workshops, performances and casual opportunities for engaging with associated professionals; each encouraging interaction and engagement with performers, authors, editors, publicists, reviewers, press, artists and aficionados.

  There'll be more carryings on down Brit Grit Alley very soon, sorta kinda thing, like.

Paul D. Brazill is the author of A Case Of Noir,Guns Of Brixton and The Neon Boneyard. He was born in England and lives in Poland. He is an International Thriller Writers Inc member whose writing has been translated into Italian, Finnish, German and Slovene. He has had writing published in various magazines and anthologies, including The Mammoth Books of Best British Crime 8,10 and 11, alongside the likes of Ian Rankin, Neil Gaiman and Lee Child. He has edited a few anthologies, including the best-selling True Brit Grit – with Luca Veste. His blog is here.