In this episode, we read Angela Zeman's intriguing, meaningful, and inventive historical story "The First Tale of Roxanne," from the May 2013 issue.
In our newest episode, three-time Derringer Award nominee and three-time Agatha Award nominee Elizabeth Zelvin reads her story "A Work in Progress" from the May/June 2019 issue of AHMM. After the reading, she talks about the writing of this story and about the new anthology Me Too Short Stories.
Just in time for Halloween, our newest podcast episode features Tara Laskowski reading her story "The Monitor"—from our April 2014 issue and reprinted in Terror at the Crossroads—and talking about her new novel, One Night Gone. Recorded at Malice Domestic 2019.
Deborah Lacy, short-story and nonfiction author and editor of Mystery Playground, reads her story "Taking Care" from the May/June 2018 issue and talks a bit about where she finds new authors to read. Recorded at Malice Domestic 2019.
Recorded at Malice 2019 in Bethesda, MD, Leslie Budewitz reads her Agatha Award-winning tale "All God's Sparrows: A Stagecoach Mary Story." After the reading, Leslie gives a historical note about the tale and answers some questions about her goals for this series and writing about the women who settled the American West.
Two-time current Arthur Ellis nominee Melodie Campbell reads her short story "School for Burglars" from the July/August 2007 issue and talks about her comedy background. Recorded at Bouchercon 2017 in Toronto.
Susan Oleksiw, author of the Mellingham, MA and Anita Ray mystery series, reads her story “Variable Winds” from the October 2016 issue of AHMM. After the reading, the author talks about her writing, characters, and current projects.
Texas author Mark Thielman reads his story "The Truculent Avocado" from the January/February 2019 issue of AHMM and talks a bit about his writing. Recorded live at Malice Domestic 2018.
MWA Treasurer and award-winning journalist Larry Light reads his story "18 1/2 Minute Gap" from the January/February 2015 issue of AHMM and talks a bit about the inspiration for the story and how relevant the subject is today.
Marianne Wilski Strong reads her story "Ice-Cold Murder," and talks about the story's setting (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania) and her current project inspired by the short fiction of Louisa May Alcott. Recorded at Malice Domestic 2018.