The poetry of crime
This chapbook is the first of a projected annual series, and if the idea of crime poetry seems odd, consider the final two lines of the collection's opening poem, "Latest Victim" by Graham Everett:
"Even the media /That packs all the chilling punch of good noir.
talks about you in the past tense."
Contributors to The Lineup come from an interesting mix of backgrounds — crime fiction, poetry, the police — and the collection serves as salutary warning against erecting mental boundaries between these fields.
Click here for some samples from The Lineup. Click here for information about submitting your work for Issue 2.
© Peter Rozovsky 2008