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Friday, April 10: DC VIRTUAL Noir at the Bar

I'm pleased to be part of Washington, DC's first virtual Noir at the Bar, following…

The Boy Detective & The Songs of ’74

In the comment thread on my recent essay for Jungle Red Writers, people shared their…

WIROB: “Scenes from #QuarantineLife”

My latest column for the Washington Independent Review of Books wanders in various directions: Tolstoy,…


"Better Days" has been named a finalist for the Agatha Award for Best Short Story.


About Art Taylor

Art Taylor is the author of the story collection The Boy Detective & The Summer of ’74 and Other Tales of Suspense and of the novel in stories On the Road with Del & Louise, winner of the Agatha Award for Best First Novel. He won the 2019 Edgar Award for Best Short Story for "English 398: Fiction Workshop," originally published in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, and he has won three additional Agatha Awards, an Anthony Award, three Macavity Awards, and three consecutive Derringer Awards for his short fiction. His work has also appeared in Best American Mystery Stories, and he edited Murder Under the Oaks: Bouchercon Anthology 2015, winner of the Anthony Award for Best Anthology or Collection. He is an associate professor of English at George Mason University, and he has contributed frequently to the Washington Post, the Washington Independent Review of Books, and Mystery Scene Magazine.

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