Palm Springs Noir events 2021

My new book, Palm Springs Noir, is out from Akashic Books.

Join us at a virtual event!

Thursday, July 22, 2021 4pm

American Society of Journalists and Authors virtual event
“Not Just the Facts: Writing Journalism and Fiction”
Literary maestro Corey Roskin and I will talk about the craft of writing noir and where journalism fits in. Email me at if you’d like to attend.


Sunday, July 25, 2021 | 3pm PT / 6pm ET

Sisters in Crime Orange County virtual event

Join me and contributors Eric Beetner, J.D. Horn, and Eduardo Santiago for a conversation about our stories and the art and craft of writing noir. Please visit their website for more information.


Monday, July 26, 2021 | 5pm PT / 8pm ET

Mysterious Galaxy (San Diego, CA) virtual event
Contributors Rob Bowman, Rob Roberge, and I will be in conversation with Halley Sutton, author of The Lady Upstairs. This virtual event will be hosted by Mysterious Galaxy; please visit their website to learn more or to register.


Listen to my weekly radio show, Writers on Writing, Wednesdays at 9 a.m. PT on KUCI, 88.9fm in Irvine and streaming worldwide. Past episodes are available for download, visit Pen on Fire for more info »


If you need to get in touch, email me at BDemarcobarrett at g mail dot com.

Past Appearances