About Kieran Shea

Born in New Jersey, KIERAN SHEA’s short crime fiction has appeared in many a dark venue including Thuglit, Dogmatika, Plots with Guns, Rotten Leaves, Word Riot, the Needle and Crimefactory. His first print-based crime story, "The Lifeguard Method" appeared in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine and his "Faith-Based Initiative" appeared in Thuglit's BLOOD, GUTS and WHISKEY anthology (Kensington, 2010) as did his short "Off Rock" in David Cranmer's powerhouse collection BEAT TO A PULP: ROUND ONE. Also in 2010 and 2011 he was nominated for the Story South’s Million Writers Award and didn’t win...not that he’s bitter about it, I mean, really. He's the Co-editor of D*CKED: DARK FICTION INSPIRED BY DICK CHENEY. Kieran divides his time between 38°58′22.6″N- 76°30′4.17″W and 39°17'N -74°35'W and is now hard at work on the longer stuff.