September Editorial

Here at The Big Click, we have pretty wide tastes in noir. We’ll publish stories about criminals, about psychopaths, barely reformed lowlifes, and the like. But only rarely will we do cops or private investigators. Partially because most of what is sent to us involving the police or PIs just isn’t noir: it’s hard-boiled, or […]

Capsule Reviews

Long Lost Dog of It (Broken River) by Michael Kazepis is a slow burn. It’s a short novel, focused on Athens in 2011, when the whole nation seemed prime to explode under the pressure of austerity and its own lengthy history. There are killers, and casual violence—a stray dog runs off with an ear freshly torn […]

Man Upstate

After Denker had dressed in his white shirt and black twill pants and had donned his yarmulke, he came into the kitchen to find his wife sitting at the table. Her chair was scooted a few inches away from the table to accommodate her pregnant belly. On the table was the half-finished pair of pink […]

Also in this issue

W.R. Burnett—The Iron Man Who Chose to Rust

A Sojourner’s Guide to the Black Warrior River Bottoms (and Beyond)

Capsule Reviews

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In This Issue

Fiction

  • Man Upstate
    by Colby Swift
  • A Sojourner’s Guide to the Black Warrior River Bottoms (and Beyond)
    by John Mantooth (available on 9/16)

Nonfiction

  • September Editorial
    by The Editors
  • W.R. Burnett—The Iron Man Who Chose to Rust
    by Barry Graham (available on 9/9)
  • Capsule Reviews
    by The Editors (available on 9/23)

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