Wrong Place, Write Crime
Episode 13: Joe Clifford
In which Joe discusses his new three-book deal with Down & Out Books, his Jay Porter series, his first novel JUNKIE LOVE, Bruce Springsteen (finally! After 12 episodes, another true Bruce acolyte to bond with!), writing with purpose, and (spoiler alert) the fact that Danny Gardner is a cool cat.
Episode 12: Zack Budryk
In which Zack discusses his debut crime novel, JUDITH, his enduring love of the The Simpsons, the #MeToo movement, Dennis Lehane, his next novel set in Boston, and how he sees it as a particularly American paradox that Whitey Bulger and John Adams are from the same city.
Episode 11: Alexandra Amor
In which Alexandra talks about her historical mysteries set in a British Columbia town called Horse, her young adult books starring Sugar and Clive, her It's a Mystery podcast, as well as whether it's colder in Winnipeg, Manitoba or on Mars, and her memoir about ten years she spent as part of a cult.
Episode 6 - Lawrence Kelter
In which Larry discusses BACK TO BROOKLYN, the authorized sequel to the film MY COUSIN VINNY, the surprising story of how he landed that enviable gig, his best-selling Stephanie Chalice series, and other crazy ideas from a tall New Yorker.
Episode 10: S.W. Lauden
In which Steve discusses being a punk rock drummer, his new Greg Salem novel HANG TIME, his Anthony-nominated novella CROSSWISE, the “Writer Types” podcast he co-hosts with Eric Beetner, discovering Kurt Vonnegut, and he draws comparisons between the punk rock scene of his youth and the indie book scene of today…and more!
Episode #9 - Jerry Kennealy
In which Jerry discusses being a cop, a fireman, and a private investigator, his Nick Polo novels, living in and writing about San Francisco, and how his brother was a bodyguard to Steve McQueen AND Frank Sinatra.
Episode 8: Eric Beetner
In which Eric, a true Renaissance man, discusses his Anthony nominated works, reasonable gun laws, his distaste for revision, his job as a television editor, and how he owns a human skull. Yes, folks…a human skull.
Episode Special - Seattle Mystery Bookshop for Sale
In which we discuss the fact that Seattle Mystery Bookshop is for sale and in danger of closing, why it happened, why it borders on tragic, and what you can do to help.
Episode 4: John Floyd
An interview with short story master John Floyd, in which John demonstrates the rumors about him being a true gentleman are true as he talks about the lure of the short story for him, his writing process, how he and the host first met, and when he first knew he wanted to be a writer (spoiler alert: it’s not when you think).
Episode 2 - Danny Gardner
In which Danny talks about his new novel A NEGRO AND AN OFAY, getting bumped for Damon Wayons at stand up clubs all over Los Angeles, getting your art out there, and then gives the most eloquent and common sense explanation of how we should be dealing with race in America that you’re ever likely to hear anywhere.
Episode 1: Dave Zeltserman
In which Dave Zeltserman talks about the new Netflix film SMALL CRIMES that was based upon his novel, as well as his other works, his early days as a writer, and why he believes the days of successful self-publishing are done. Also: Danny Gardner Flash Interview, Down & Out Books update, book recommendations from bookstore folk (and mystery experts)LInda Bond and Robin Agnew, and a quick Frank Zafiro update.
This is a brief preview of the forthcoming podcast, Wrong Place, Write Crime hosted by Frank Zafiro. Frank lays out the show format, the different features, and previews the guests for the first two episodes, including a Flash Forward Interview with episode one guest, Dave Zeltserman.