Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Kiwi writer Stephen Ross in latest AHMM

The latest issue of Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine (pictured left, what, April 2012 already? - they're keen at AHMM), one of the premier crime fiction publications in the world, includes "Pueri Alleynienses", a short story from New Zealand's own Stephen Ross.

Over the past few years, Ross has been a very successful exponent of short mystery fiction, with several stories published in Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, and other publications.

Last year Ross was nominated for both the Edgar Award and a Derringer Award for his short fiction.

I understand Wellington writer, and creator of Wiki Coffin, Joan Druett, may also have a short story being published in an upcoming issue. I will keep you informed.

Do you read AHMM or EQMM? Do you like short mystery fiction? Comments welcome.


  1. To the best of my knowledge (I've not gotten my copy in the post, yet) Joan has the first story in this issue, with mine right after hers.

  2. I can now confirm that Joan's story (it's excellent) is indeed the first in the magazine and that mine is in second position. Two stories from NZ writers, back to back in the same edition, might be a first for AHMM.