Queer Writers of Crime

Queer Writers of Crime

Author interviews with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer writers of mystery, suspense, and thriller novels. We also give crime genre LGBTQ book recommendations. There are a bevy of genres of queer fiction, but many readers aren't aware LGBTQ fiction includes outstanding crime writers. If that's you, now you know. 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.

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May 23, 2022 52 min

Ep 123:  Meredith Doench talks with Brad about being a nice person with a dark side, being a skilled literature and writing instructor, and her latest grim and gripping novel. Read the Queer Writers of Crime Guest Blog for her post on Disability and Crime Fiction.

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Ep: 122 Laury recommends the first novel in a grim psychological series by Val McDermid.

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May 16, 2022 59 min

Ep: 121 Anthony Bidulka discusses why it was time for him to return to crime fiction, his co-founding a leadership retreat for LGBTQ+ youth, and what it's like to have a geographic location named after him.  As if that's not enough, somehow the sneaky devil turned the tables on Brad and the guest interviewed the host.

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Ep: 120 When ReQueered Tales obtained the rights to Grant Michael's Stan Kraychik series, they never expected to come upon an unpublished 7th novel in the series. That novel, Do-Si-Do with Death publishes in May 2022.

Ep: 118 Brad has interviewed three of the 2022 Lambda Literary Award nominees for Best LGBTQ Mystery. Now, it's Justene's Turn to say a Word About One of the Novels We Haven't Discussed.

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Ep: 119: How risqué was Tales of the City and was there male nudity? This isn't the primary topic but one of the many Bud Gundy discusses with Brad, including Bud's latest novel Inherit the Lightening, and even some history about Alcatraz.

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Ep: 118 Brad has interviewed three of the 2022 Lambda Literary Award nominees for Best LGBTQ Mystery. Now, it's Justene's Turn to say a Word About One of the Novels We Haven't Discussed.

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Ep: 117 Dharma Kelleher converses with Brad about books 1 - 4 in her Shea Stevens Series. The 4th book "Road Rash" is coming soon. They also talk about marginalized people, primarily transgender, representation in the media and especially in books. plus, the novel idea that maybe we should all be kind to one another.

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Ep: 116 Jeffrey Round, Mark McNease, and Mikel J. Wilson have brief chats with Brad about books they recommend. Listen in and you'll hear how you can get three books signed by outstanding authors.

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Ep: 115 Author Laury A. Egan is new to the Queer Writers of Crime team offering book recommendations. She starts with a thriller by Anne Holt who Val McDermid says, "...is the latest crime writer to reveal how truly dark it gets in Scandanavia."

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Ep: 114 Mikel J. Wilson chats with Brad about the unusual methods he uses to kill his victims, going from destitute to world traveler, and even gets into skydiving.

Mikel also wrote a blog post for the website regarding unique methods of murder.

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Ep: 113 Philip recommends a book by an author Justene talked about before, but this is the first in a new series.

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Ep: 112 Jeffrey Round reads from Threads, a poetry collection. In addition, he discusses with Brad Jeffrey's four Bradford Fairfax Murder Mysteries, Murder in P-Town, Death in Key West, Vanished in Vallarta, and Bon Ton Roulet. Plus, they talk about Jeffrey's career as not only an author, but a poet, a playwright, a musician, a stage director - Is there anything Jeffrey Round hasn't done?

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Ep: 111 Justene has a list of murders she prefers, and one is when they occur at a famous landmark. This week she recommends a novel where the mystery gets rolling after someone finds something they weren't shopping for in an iconic store in New York City.

Queer Writers of Crimes is rated by Buzzfeed as one of the 20 Best Queer Podcasts to Tune in to While Going About Your Daily Queer Life.

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Ep: 110 Brad talks with Mark McNease about what makes his Marshall James series thrillers compared to his Kyle Callahan series which are mysteries. They also discuss Mark's preference to write about older characters, plus the different points of view he uses with his different characters, and more.

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Ep:109 In the first of a new monthly segment, three authors who were guests on the podcast, give book recommendations for others to enjoy. This episode includes guests featured in March 2022. They are Marshall Thornton, Barbarba Wilson, and Elizabeth Sims.

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Ep: 108 Lambda Literary Award and Goldie Award winner Elizabeth Sims talks with Brad about balancing being both a writer and an editor, how her writing voice reflects her personality, working on a sheep ranch, and the experiences that shaped her outlook on  life.

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Ep:107 Queer Writers of Crime is excited to add Philip to the team. Once each month he'll give you a book recommendation and in his premier episode his suggestion is a novel by a new author.

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March 21, 2022 49 min

Ep:106 Author Barbara Wilson, recipient of the Golden Crown Literary Society 2020 Trailblazer Award discusses with Brad what it means to be a trailblazer, the spinster sleuth and having series characters grow older, and diverse types of lesbian love. In addition, Barbara describes the Beguines who were women living in communities of up to 60 or 70 mostly supporting themselves and spent time in religious contemplation. 

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Ep:105 Richard Stevenson Lipez, 83, of Becket, died peacefully in his sleep on March 16, 2022, after a long exceptional life, and then an all-too-quick cancer. He would have liked to have lived longer, but considered himself lucky, nonetheless. - The opening above ccomes from an obituary written by Richard's son Zach for The Berkshire Eagle. A link to the full obituary is below.

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Ep:104 Justene visits to launch or new format which offers one shorter episode each week which be for book recommendations. Author interviews will be separate. In this episode, Justene discusses Steve Neil Johnson's The Red Raven: Book 4: The LA After Midnight Quartet.  Steve published this novel, the final in his series, a few months before his death. Justene shares her thoughts about the novel.

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