Sunday, September 14, 2014

All Due Respect Books to publish Jake Hinkson's first story collection: The Deepening Shade


Yes, that's right. Jake Hinkson, scholar of classic film noir and master of writing neo-noir novels and novellas, has a collection of stories and we get to publish it. 



The Deepening Shade contains 15 stories, most of which were previously published in such journals, anthologies, and e-zines as Beat to A Pulp (Rounds One and Two), Crooked, Crime Factory, Flash Fiction Offensive, Fires on the Plain, Noir Riot, and All Due Respect. More details, previews, etc., to follow. The book will be released just after the first of the year 2015. The cover art will be hard-hitting yet subtle. 

Hinkson is the author of the novels Hell on Church Street, The Posthumous Man, and the novella Saint Homicide. He also writes extensively on film noir. He is a regular contributor to Macmillan’s websites CRIMINAL ELEMENT and TOR, as well as the film journal NOIR CITY (the flagship publication of the Film Noir Foundation). In addition, he’s written for THE LOS ANGELES REVIEW OF BOOKS, MENTAL FLOSS, MYSTERY SCENE and BRIGHT LIGHTS FILM JOURNAL. His essays on film have appeared in anthologies such as FILM NOIR: THE DIRECTORS. 

Sure, that's all really impressive, but the important thing is that these fucking stories kick ass and force one to think about life and death and god and the devil in ways you may never had considered before. 

 alsoI'm also a regular contributor to Macmillan’s websites CRIMINAL ELEMENT and TOR, as well as the film journal NOIR CITY (the flagship publication of the Film Noir Foundation). In addition, I've written for THE LOS ANGELES REVIEW OF BOOKS, MENTAL FLOSS, MYSTERY SCENE and BRIGHT LIGHTS FILM JOURNAL. My short fiction has been published in anthologies like BEAT TO A PULP and LEE, and my essays on film have appeared in anthologies such as FILM NOIR: THE DIRECTORS. a regular contributor to Macmillan’s websites CRIMINAL ELEMENT and TOR, as well as the film journal NOIR CITY (the flagship publication of the Film Noir Foundation). In addition, I've written for THE LOS ANGELES REVIEW OF BOOKS, MENTAL FLOSS, MYSTERY SCENE and BRIGHT LIGHTS FILM JOURNAL. My short fiction has been published in anthologies like BEAT TO A PULP and LEE, and my essays on film have appeared in anthologies such as FILM NOIR: THE DIRECTORS. 

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