Chris Offutt, Jack Pendarvis, Andrew Paul, John M. Floyd, Michael Farris Smith, William Boyle, Dominiqua Dickey, Megan Abbott, Michael Kardos, Mary Miller, Robert Busby, Lee Durkee, and Ace Atkins.
About the Author
Tom Franklin is the New York Times bestselling author of Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter, which won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the Crime Writers' Association's Gold Dagger Award. His previous works include Poachers, Hell at the Breech, and Smonk. He teaches in the University of Mississippi's MFA program.
"Some of my favorite writers have woven their webs between these covers. So kick back, pour yourself a drink, and find out why Mississippi noir may be the darkest of them all."
--Greg Iles, author of "The Bone Tree"
Akashic Books continues its groundbreaking series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004 with "Brooklyn Noir." Each story is set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the geographic area of the book.
The Mississippi Delta is a region ripe and long overdue for a volume in the Akashic Noir Series. Tom Franklin has assembled a phenomenal collection of stories spread across the state that provide a mesmerizing diversity of styles and subject matter. Urban, suburban, and rural settings alike unveil new shades of darkness that fall upon the Mississippi's past and present.
Featuring brand-new stories by: Ace Atkins, Tom Franklin, William Boyle, Megan Abbott, Jack Pendarvis, Dominiqua Dickey, Michael Kardos, Jamie Paige, Jimmy Cajoleas, Chris Offutt, Michael Farris Smith, Andrew Paul, Lee Durkee, Robert Busby, John M. Floyd, RaShell R. Smith-Spears, and Mary Miller.