Even if they don’t always have my name on the cover. 😉
We are very EXCITED to announce that Axel Howerton will be part of our Beware The Ides Of March Multi-Author Mystery Celebration!!
Axel Howerton is the author of the darkly funny detective novel Hot Sinatra, and a finalist for the 2014 Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Novel. His forthcoming novel Furr is described as “Twin Peaks meets Supernatural” in the Rocky Mountains. His short fiction and essays have appeared in innumerable anthologies and publications. Axel is also the editor of the anthologies Death By Drive-In, Tall Tales of the Weird West, the Alberta crime collection AB Negative, and the upcoming Sci-Fi Noir spectacular Black Hole Noir. He is currently in the running for this year’s Arthur Ellis, Derringer and Aurora awards.
He is the organizer of the quarterly Calgary crime soiree #NoirBarYYC, a member of the the Kintsugi Poets Collective, and the CSFFA, as well as serving on the board of the Crime Writers of Canada. When he’s not on-duty as a hometown anti-hero, Axel spends most of his time roaming the untamed prairies of Alberta with his two brilliant young sons and a wife that is way out of his league.
Visit him at: www.axelhow.com
Short Fiction | Writing from the Shadows
January 13, 2016 (10 weeks)
Member Price: $210
Non-member Price: $270
Steeped in the traditions of pulp fiction and hardboiled legends like Raymond Chandler and Dashiel Hammett, spend 10 weeks with Axel Howerton taking an intensive look at the tropes, traditions and templates that define and enrich the hardboiled and noir mysteries of yesterday and today. This course is great for those who love to write short stories and want to try something a little different, or for those who already write noir or hardboiled and want to hone their skills.
Featuring furious fiction and literary badassery from:
Jayne Barnard(The Evil Eye Of Africa)
Susan Calder(Deadly Fall)
Dwayne E. Clayden(Crisis Point)
Therese Greenwood (Dead In The Water)
Axel Howerton(Hot Sinatra)
Janice MacDonald(Randy Craig mystery series)
Randy McCharles(The Necromancer Candle)
Brent Nichols(War Of The Necromancer series)
R. Overwater (Tall Tales Of The Weird West)
Sharon Wildwind(Some Welcome Home)
S.G. Wong(Die On Your Feet)
and Kevin P. Thornton(World Enough And Crime)
You can also order the paperback through your local bookstore! Request it at your local library!