“Go Further: More Literary Appreciations of Power Pop”

The sequel to “Go All The Way: A Literary Appreciation of Power Pop” will be published on May 11, 2021 by Rare Bird Books. Click HERE for info.

Essays By: Ira Robbins, Alex Segura, Mary E. Donnelly, Pat DiPuccio, John Borack, Dave Hill, Will Birch, S.W. Lauden, Jordan Oakes, Brian Vander Ark Anne K. Ream & R. Clifton Spargo, Chip Jacobs, Bill DeMain, Thierry Côté, Doug Brod, Jim Lindberg, Balin Schneider, Mike Randle, Butch Walker, Andrea Warner, Paul Myers and Rex Broome.

New Essay Over At Crimereads

Let It Bleed: Antiheroes At The Intersection Of Crime Fiction And Popular Music. Click HERE to read it.


Music Writing on Medium

I’m doing music-related essays, interviews and book reviews over on Medium. Click HERE to check out what I’ve been up to.


My Band!

I play drums for an LA-based rock band called The Brothers SteveDebut album available on Vinyl and CD!


Power Pop Crime Fiction!

That’ll Be The Day: A Power Pop Heist is available now. It has been called “Pistol popping power pop pulp fiction.”



The sequel to “That’ll Be The Day: A Power Pop Heist” is available now. This new novelette is called “Good Girls Don’t: A Second Power Pop Heist.” Click HERE for info.


“New” Short Story

One of the first short stories I ever published, “Dead Beats,” was recently reprinted in Rock-N-Noirror from 10th Rule Books.


More Short Fiction

Murder-A-Go-Go’s is a crime fiction anthology inspired by the iconic 80s band. The collection includes my take on “Vacation” (spoilers, it’s creepy). More Short Stories!


Short Story In A Song

A series about lyrics that would make great short stories. Featured artists include The Nerves, Supergrass, The Kinks, Jawbreaker and more at Punk Noir Magazine.