Category Archives: Peter Corris

Cross examinations: a review of Louis Nowra’s Kings Cross A Biography

In the late eighties I visited Sydney with my girlfriend at the time. We stayed in a fleabag hotel in the middle of Kings Cross, walked around the neon-lit streets at night and bought a bag of marijuana off an … 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 books that hooked me on crime fiction

Do you remember what books got you into crime fiction? When it all comes down to it, I have to credit my late father. Dad loved writers like Carter Brown, Mickey Spillane and Ian Fleming. He passed on his readings … Continue reading

Unveiling the cover of Crime Factory’s Hard Labour anthology

Here it is people, the cover of Crime Factory’s all-Australian anthology, Hard Labour, edited by Cameron Ashley, Liam Jose and myself. It’s by the same artist who did the cover art work for the Australian version of the First Shift … Continue reading

Launch of Crime Factory’s Hard Labour anthology and other crime writing news

There’s a hell of a lot going on crime writing wise for me at the moment. In addition to the launch of my debut novel, Ghost Money, I have several pieces of short fiction coming out. Things are also busy in … Continue reading