Saturday, June 9, 2012

Tom Piccirilli

Tom Piccirilli is the award-winning author of Shadow Season, The Cold Spot, The Coldest Mile, A Choir of Ill Children, and many other titles. He’s won two International Thriller Writers Awards and four Bram Stoker Awards, as well as having been nominated for the Edgar, the World Fantasy Award, the Macavity, and Le Grand Prix de L’Imaginaire. His new novel is The Last Kind Words.

From Piccirilli's Q & A with Declan Burke:

What crime novel would you most like to have written?

The original psycho-noir: the Bible.

What fictional character would you most like to have been?

A 12-year-old Tom Piccirilli with endless potential. My mother tells me he once existed but she’s entering her dementia years.

Who do you read for guilty pleasures?

I don’t have any guilty pleasures. I have only guiltless pleasures.

Most satisfying writing moment?

They’re all a tie for...[read on]
--Marshal Zeringue