SWL D&OB Author Photo FinalS.W. Lauden’s short fiction has been published by Out of the Gutter, Criminal Element, Dark Corners, Dead Guns Magazine, Akashic Books, WeirdBook, Spelk Fiction, Shotgun Honey and Crimespree Magazine.

He is the author of the Greg Salem punk rock P.I. series from Rare Bird Books:

And the Tommy & Shayna Crime Caper novellas from Down & Out Books:

  • CROSSWISE (2017 Anthony Award nominee for “Best Novella”)
  • CROSSED BONES (2017 “Best Novella”—Authors on the Air)

WT Updated LogoHe is also the co-host of the Anthony Award-nominated Writer Types podcast.

His favorite color is gray. His favorite food is burritos. His favorite non-burrito food is pho. He is currently working on the creation of LA’s first Pho Burrito Truck (Pro tip: The trick is tortillas that don’t get soggy). What else? Oh yeah—Kurt Vonnegut, drums, Mark Rothko, Robyn Hitchcock, mountain bikes, Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, bears, Descendents and high fives.

Have a question or opportunity for Steve? swlauden-AT-gmail.com

Author Photo: Jim Lowney