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Posts Tagged ‘Ken Bruen’

Jason Pinter Joins Grove/Atlantic & Mysterious Press

Next month author Jason Pinter will join Grove/Atlantic as senior marketing manager.

An active Twitter writer, Pinter tweeted the news: “On 8/8 I’ll be starting as Senior Marketing Manager for Grove/Atlantic and the newly relaunching Mysterious Press. Can’t wait.”

Otto Penzler founded Mysterious Press in 1975. In 2010, Grove/Atlantic announced they would revive the imprint. Here’s more from the publisher: “[The imprint] will feature works by such Edgar Allan Poe Award–winning authors as Thomas H. Cook, Andrew Klavan, and Thomas Perry, two-time nominee Ken Bruen, National Book Award winner Joyce Carol Oates, PEN West Award winner Robert Ward, and Pulitzer Prize–winning Robert Olen Butler.”

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Catalog Season-St Martin’s Minotaur

bruen cover.jpg Checking out the Fall 2008 St Martin’s/Minotaur catalog the stand out cover is November’s Once Were Cops in which Ken Bruen finally sets his signature hard-boiled style in NYC. Favorite title has to be Hark, The Herald Angel Screamed by Mignon F. Ballard also out in November. Favorite back story is Zoe Sharp who’s coming out with Third Strike in October. Seems back in 2006 the winner of a contest to go shooting with her at a local range after Bouchercon was actually blind (see her blog post for October 06). They way they got around this was by placing cheap Radio Shack radios behind the targets which gave the blind woman something to aim at. She did surprisingly well.