Category Archives: Crime Factory Publications

Toshiro Mifune, Lee Marvin & Hell In the Pacific

If he was still alive, Legendary Japanese actor Toshiro Mifune would have been 95 years old this week. He was born on April 1, 1920. I was idly looking on the Internet for images of the imposing Mifune, when I … Continue reading

Crime Factory Publications launches new novella, Freight

A quick heads up that Crime Factory Publications, Melbourne’s only dedicated crime fiction publisher, will launch its latest ‘Single Shot’ novella, Freight, by Ed Kurtz, at Loop Bar, 23 Meyers Place, Melbourne, Monday October 13, from 8pm Freight a hardboiled heist story set … Continue reading

Crime Factory issue 15 is live

Issue 15 of the award winning magazine Crime Factory is hot off the digital press and ready for you to feast your eyeballs on. As usual, the magazine is full of great content, including my interview with the long time … Continue reading

Crime Factory issue 14 is live, submissions open for Pink Factory

Issue 14 of Crime Factory Publications’ award-winning noir journal, Crime Factory, is live. Nerd of Noir, Peter Dragovich, talks Andrew Dominik’s Killing Them Softly and The Assassination of Jesse James By the Coward Robert Ford. Andrew Prentice had a cracker of an interview … Continue reading

The death of a bookshop: a tribute to Melbourne’s Kill City Books

I love poking around in second-hand bookshops. The more disorganised and dishevelled, the better. I can’t remember the last time I found one with a curtained off section where they stashed the adult stuff, the pulp fiction and true crime, … Continue reading