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Virtual Noir at the Bar — Rock and a Hard Place Magazine hosted “Noir from a Hard Place,” an event that included Allan reading his noir story, “Sawed Off.” (April 26, 2020)

“Meantown,” is featured in the Winter/Spring 2020 issue of Rock and a Hard Place Magazine.

The story is violent and shocking and heartbreaking, perfect for a magazine that bills itself as “A chronicle of bad decisions and desperate people.”

It’s available in electronic and print editions:

Audio Interviews

Rock and a Hard Place Magazine podcast
Rock and a Hard Place Magazine published their debut issue in September 2019, billing themselves as “A Chronicle of Bad Decisions and Desperate People.”

Allan’s noir tale, “A Town Full of Losers” was featured in the issue, and in early January 2020 he spoke with RHP cofounder and Editor-in-Chief Roger Nokes on the inaugural RHP podcast. The podcast featured a reading of “A Town Full of Losers” followed by a lively discussion.
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Authors on the Air interview
In June 2019 Allan was interviewed by host Pam Stack of Authors on the Air on Blog Talk Radio regarding the release of the seventh Tracie Tanner thriller, The Soviet Assassin.
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Vigilante Happy Hour broadcast
At one time in late 2016, producers at Authors on the Air thought it might be a good idea to have Allan co-host a radio show along with fellow authors Luke Romyn and Claude Bouchard. This experiment lasted exactly one episode, with New York Times bestselling author Russell Blake as the guest, on March 27, 2017. Here is that rare hour of radio madness.
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Thriller Radio interview
A conversation from February, 2014 with thriller author and host of Thriller Radio, Joshua Graham.
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Two-part interview at Authors on the Air
An equipment malfunction at the Authors on the Air studio caused this conversation with host Pam Stack to be split into two parts. The first took place January 25, 2013 and the second two days later.
Listen to Part One
Listen to Part Two

Video Interviews

Virtual Noir at the Bar
On April 26, Rock and a Hard Place Magazine hosted “Noir from a Hard Place,” an event that included Allan reading his noir story, “Sawed Off.” All the stories are terrific but if you’d like to fast-forward to Allan’s, it starts at the 1:13 mark.

 

Interview by author J.F. Penn
In January 2014, the prolific and talented J.F. Penn interviewed Allan about writing horror and thrillers.

 

Appearance on The Taco Society Presents
This September 5, 2017 interview by horror author Tony Tremblay, along with Sydney Leigh and Phil Perron of the Taco Society touches on the process of writing, and the difference between writing horror and mainstream thrillers.

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