Queer Writers of Crime

Arts & Culture Podcasts

Author interviews with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer writers of mystery, suspense, and thriller novels. We also give crime genre LGBTQ book recommendations. Brad Shreve chats with authors to learn who they are as well as touching on their craft. This is the source to add to your list of must read LGBTQ books. Rated by Buzzfeed as one of the 20 Best Queer Podcasts in 2022. No new episodes are being made for this show but check out Brad's new show Queer We Are where he interviews LGBTQ celebrities, athletes, politicians, artists, and more.

Location:

United States

Description:

Author interviews with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer writers of mystery, suspense, and thriller novels. We also give crime genre LGBTQ book recommendations. Brad Shreve chats with authors to learn who they are as well as touching on their craft. This is the source to add to your list of must read LGBTQ books. Rated by Buzzfeed as one of the 20 Best Queer Podcasts in 2022. No new episodes are being made for this show but check out Brad's new show Queer We Are where he interviews LGBTQ celebrities, athletes, politicians, artists, and more.

Language:

English

Contact:

310-344-8450


Episodes

Justene Recommends A Collaboration Of Two Good Authors, And We Say Goodbye

9/27/2022
Ep: 153 On this, the final episode of Queer Writers of Crime, Justene recommends a book by two authors, Austin Thomas Burton & Ripley Hayes. In addition, the entire show's team comes together to say goodye to the authors and fans who've supported the show. A big thanks to all of you! Death on the Dyfi: A soft-boiled mystery with swearing by Austin Thomas Burton & Ripley Hayes: https://amzn.to/3SuWjkp ReQueered Tales requeeredtales.com Philip's...

Duration:00:22:45

Jeffrey Round: The Definition of a Renaissance Man

9/20/2022
Ep: 152 Jeffrey Round returns to talk extensively about his writing career plus his work as a model, film maker, musician, and poet. Where does his carefree attitude come from. It was an honor to have him as the last guest on Queer Writers of Crime. Jeffrey's Website: https://jeffreyround.com/ To cover the cost of producing Queer Writers of Crime, some of the links below are affiliate links. At zero cost to you, Brad will earn an affiliate commission if you click through the link and...

Duration:00:59:04

Authors Recommending Authors with Hailey Piper and Lilja Sigurdardóttir

9/15/2022
Ep: 151 Hailey Piper and Sigurdardóttir are back to recommend books to you. Between the two of them you'll four novels to choose from. Plus, Brad has an announcement. To cover the cost of producing Queer Writers of Crime, some of the links below are affiliate links. At zero cost to you, Brad will earn an affiliate commission if you click through the link and finalize a purchase. Get a Kindle Paperwhite: https://amzn.to/3KCfUuO Hailey Piper recommends: Waif by Samantha...

Duration:00:09:33

Lilja Sigurdardóttir and the Fictional Icelandic Crime Wave

9/13/2022
Ep: 150 Brad and Laury Egan have a conversation with Lilja Sigurdardóttir about crime in Iceland, growing up in a free-spirited globetrotting family, and financial crimes. Podcast Website: www.queerwritersofcrime.com Check out Queer Writers of Crime Guest's blog. To cover the cost of producing Queer Writers of Crime, some of the links below are affiliate links. At zero cost to you, Brad will earn an affiliate commission if you click through the link and finalize a purchase. Get a Kindle...

Duration:00:51:00

Philip Recommends & Gushes Over a Superstar Author

9/8/2022
Ep: 149 Philip, already a Greg Herren fan, believes he struck gold. Podcast Website: www.queerwritersofcrime.com Check out Queer Writers of Crime Guest's blog. To cover the cost of producing Queer Writers of Crime, some of the links below are affiliate links. At zero cost to you, Brad will earn an affiliate commission if you click through the link and finalize a purchase. Get a Kindle Paperwhite: https://amzn.to/3KCfUuO Murder in the Rue Chartres by Greg...

Duration:00:15:07

Hailey Piper and A Blend of Two Similar Yet Different Genres

9/5/2022
Ep: 148 Hailey Piper and Brad discuss the horror genre and some similarities to mysteries. Podcast Website: www.queerwritersofcrime.com Check out Queer Writers of Crime Guest's blog. To cover the cost of producing Queer Writers of Crime, some of the links below are affiliate links. At zero cost to you, Brad will earn an affiliate commission if you click through the link and finalize a purchase. Get a Kindle Paperwhite: https://amzn.to/3KCfUuO See Hailey's recent blog post on the Queer...

Duration:00:49:25

Authors Recommending Authors with Rob Osler, Brad Shreve, Dea Poirier, and Neil Plakcy

9/3/2022
Ep: 147 Authors Rob Osler, Brad Shreve, Dea Poirier, and Neil Plakcy recommend novels they think you will love. Podcast Website: www.queerwritersofcrime.com Check out Queer Writers of Crime Guest's blog. To cover the cost of producing Queer Writers of Crime, some of the links below are affiliate links. At zero cost to you, Brad will earn an affiliate commission if you click through the link and finalize a purchase. Get a Kindle Paperwhite: https://amzn.to/3KCfUuO Rob Osler...

Duration:00:29:42

Cary Alan Johnson Brings to Life a Young Black Man Coming of Age in the Early 80s

8/29/2022
Ep: 146 Cary Alan Johnson discusses with Brad his premier novel, Desire Lines. The story of a black man coming of age in 1982 just as the AIDS crisis was on the rise. Podcast Website: www.queerwritersofcrime.com Check out Queer Writers of Crime Guest's blog. To cover the cost of producing Queer Writers of Crime, some of the links below are affiliate links. At zero cost to you, Brad will earn an affiliate commission if you click through the link and finalize a purchase. Get a Kindle...

Duration:00:55:42

Neil Plakcy Merges Two Worlds

8/22/2022
Ep: 145 Neil Plakcy and Brad Shreve discuss Neil's latest book Being John Church. He typically writes novels with gay protagonists, but he also has his Golden Retriever Series, which is written for a broader audience. In Being John Church he has both a gay protagonist and a golden retriever. He'll also share how you can win a prize to help him celebrate his 65th birthday. Podcast Website: www.queerwritersofcrime.com Check out Queer Writers of Crime Guest's blog. To cover the cost of...

Duration:00:55:16

Recommendation: Justene Gives Thumbs Up To A Novel By A Beloved Podcaster

8/18/2022
Ep: 144 Justene and Brad are big fans of the Christopher & Eric podcast and the two funny hosts are authors. Christopher Rice published several novels this year and Justene highly recommends the scary one. Podcast Website: www.queerwritersofcrime.com Check out Queer Writers of Crime Guest's blog. To cover the cost of producing Queer Writers of Crime, some of the links below are affiliate links. At zero cost to you, Brad will earn an affiliate commission if you click through the link and...

Duration:00:12:35

Dea Poirier's Fiction Set In A Real School With A History Of 111 Years Of Horror

8/15/2022
Ep: 143 The Dozier Schools for Boys in Florida closed in 2011 after operating for over a century. Touched by its' history where cruelty, torture, and death, occurred, Dea Poirier felt compelled to write her chilling thriller After You Died, a fictional story set at the real school where the horrific events occurred. She and Brad also chat about Godzilla, exorcism, and image free thinking. Heavy topics in a light-hearted interview. Podcast Website: www.queerwritersofcrime.com Check out...

Duration:00:55:41

Recommendation: Laury Talks About A Series That Doesn't Give Her The Blues

8/10/2022
Ep: 142 Agatha Award-winning author, Abigal Padget has two books in her Bue McCarron Mystery Series. Laury talks about Ultimate Blue, which is the third in the series, and comes out this month (August 2022) Podcast Website: www.queerwritersofcrime.com Check out Queer Writers of Crime Guest's blog. To cover the cost of producing Queer Writers of Crime, some of the links below are affiliate links. At zero cost to you, Brad will earn an affiliate commission if you click through the link and...

Duration:00:12:15

Rob Osler on the Average Guy Protagonist

8/8/2022
Ep: 141 Rob Osler discusses with Brad his cozy...err, "Quozy" novel, having diversity in story, not having a sexy torso on his cover, and much more. Podcast Website: www.queerwritersofcrime.com Check out Queer Writers of Crime Guest's blog. To cover the cost of producing Queer Writers of Crime, some of the links below are affiliate links. At zero cost to you, Brad will earn an affiliate commission if you click through the link and finalize a purchase. Get a Kindle...

Duration:00:57:23

Recommendation: Philip Shares A Suspense Novel Involving Nazis And Male Prostitutes

8/4/2022
Ep: 140 Philip typically recommends mysteries but this month he makes a switch to a suspense and thriller novel that involves spies, Nazis, a male brothel, and southern prejudice. Podcast Website: www.queerwritersofcrime.com Check out Queer Writers of Crime Guest's blog. To cover the cost of producing Queer Writers of Crime, some of the links below are affiliate links. At zero cost to you, Brad will earn an affiliate commission if you click through the link and finalize a purchase. Get a...

Duration:00:21:03

Wendy Whitman Brings True Crime Experience to a Fiction Novel

8/1/2022
Ep: 139 Wendy Whitman's background as an executive producer for Court TV and HLN offers her a unique perspective as a crime fiction writer. In her first novel Premonition she was able to meld over twenty true crime stories seamlessly into her fiction story. Podcast Website: www.queerwritersofcrime.com Check out the Queer Writers of Crime Guest's blog: https://www.queerwritersofcrime.com/blog/ To cover the cost of producing Queer Writers of Crime, some of the links below are affiliate...

Duration:00:56:56

Authors Recommending Authors with Ann Aptaker, David Domine, and Brad Shreve

7/26/2022
Ep: 138 Ann Aptaker, David Domine, and Brad Shreve offer novels they believe are must reads. Podcast Website: www.queerwritersofcrime.com Check out Queer Writers of Crime Guest's blog. To cover the cost of producing Queer Writers of Crime, some of the links below are affiliate links. At zero cost to you, Brad will earn an affiliate commission if you click through the link and finalize a purchase. Get a Kindle Paperwhite: https://amzn.to/3KCfUuO Ann Aptaker Recommends The Talented Mr....

Duration:00:27:00

Recommendation: Justene Sings the Praises of an Author from Down Under

7/20/2022
Ep: 137 Justene talks about My Name is Jimmy, a short story by an author who's shown his skill at writing a damn good novel. Now we learn he writes a damn good novella too. It's a crime story set in post WWII Australia. Podcast Website: www.queerwritersofcrime.com Check out Queer Writers of Crime Guest's blog. To cover the cost of producing Queer Writers of Crime, some of the links below are affiliate links. At zero cost to you, Brad will earn an affiliate commission if you click through...

Duration:00:19:57

David Domine Tells the Tale of a Dark Room in Glitter Ball City

7/19/2022
Ep: 136 In June 2019, Louisville KY police arrived at the home of jeffrey Mundt and Joseph Banis on what they expected to be routine domestic disturbance call. Events which followed, including unearthing a body buried in basement, proved anything but routine. Podcast Website: www.queerwritersofcrime.com Check out the Queer Writers of Crime Guest's blog: https://www.queerwritersofcrime.com/blog/ To cover the cost of producing Queer Writers of Crime, some of the links below are affiliate...

Duration:00:54:08

Recommendation: Laury Continues Her Tour of Nordic Noir Mysteries & Thrillers

7/14/2022
Ep: 135 This is the third in Laury's series of recommendations of Nordic crime novels. This episode she discusses the first novel in a trilogy by Lilja Sigurdardóttir. Podcast Website: www.queerwritersofcrime.com Check out Queer Writers of Crime Guest's blog. To cover the cost of producing Queer Writers of Crime, some of the links below are affiliate links. At zero cost to you, Brad will earn an affiliate commission if you click through the link and finalize a purchase. Get a Kindle...

Duration:00:13:17

Timothy Jay Smith: A Thriller Writers Thrilling Life

7/12/2022
Ep: 134 Timothy Jay Smith, author of Fire on the Island and The Fourth Courier, began working on social issues in the 1970s, with a focus on poverty. His career took him to thirty-three countries where he encountered polish cops, Greek fishermen, wanna-be terrorists, indian chiefs, child prostitutes, mercenaries, and arms dealers. He shares his incredible history and how he worked many of his real-life experiences into his novels. Podcast Website: www.queerwritersofcrime.com Check out the...

Duration:00:57:01