DEAD IS BETTER by Jo Perry
NEWS. EVENTS. BIO.
August 31-September 3, 2023, San Diego
Humor and Homicide: How Authors Kill At Both
Saturday, Sept. 2, 1:05-1:55 17.3
I have a new story in RETREATS FROM OBLIVIION:
I have a new short story in Retreats From Oblivion:
“O Captain My Captain” by Jo Perry https://retreatsfromoblivion.com/2023/05/06/fiction-o-captain-my-captain-by-jo-perry/
Look for my story, "Lights Out" in Pulp Modern: Tech Noir for my novella, EVERYTHING HAPPENS paired with Derek Farrell's DEATH OF A SINner in a Crime 69 tête-bêche, flip book edition:
Look for my story, "A Discreet Personal Assistant," in the Crossing Borders anthology from Sisters In Crime, San Diego
Read my story, "The Kick The Bucket Tour" in Retreats from Oblivion, the journal of NoirCon:
Read my prize-winning short story "Little Slices" on Inkitt: https://www.inkitt.com/stories/scifi/20598
Dead Is Better and Dead Is Best make It's An Indie Book Blog's Readers' Top 100 Books of the 21st Century: https://itsanindiebookblog.com/2019/10/12/readers-top-100-the-final-list/?fbclid=IwAR00nzIU_MIPi_Ciu_j_g1wV5xZIKW-ySZJ1-48sxAGEl_C8jFv6obK6YVI
Jo was the first female author invited to speak at the venerable annual mystery fiction event, MEN OF MYSTERY.
Jo Perry earned a Ph.D. in English, taught college literature
and writing, produced and wrote episodic television,
and has published articles, book reviews, and poetry.
In 2019, Perry was the first female writer invited to speak at the venerable Men of Mystery Event.
Her short story, "The Kick The Bucket Tour" (Retreats from Oblivion, Journal of NoirCon) made the Distinguished Mystery Stories of 2018 list in The Best Mystery Stories 2019, Lethem, Penzler, editors.
Jo lives in Los Angeles with her husband, novelist Thomas Perry. They have two adult children. Their two dogs are rescues.
Read interview (more about Rose) by
H.C. Newton: https://irresponsiblereader.com/2019/02/14/a-few-quick-questions-with-jo-perry/
Read interview by S.W. Lauden on death, genre and the series: https://badcitizencorporation.com/2017/12/18/interrogation-jo-perry/
Read interview in Bibliophile Book Club: http://bibliophilebookclub.com/2016/02/11/exclusive-author-interview-jo-perry/
Read more about Jo and the dogs at Coffee with a Canine: http://coffeecanine.blogspot.com/2015/01/jo-perry-lola-and-lucy.html
Listen to Nancie Claire's interview with Jo at SPEAKING OF MYSTERIES: http://www.speakingofmysteries.com
Read Phil Hurst's interview with Jo about writing: https://writewithphil.com/author-interview-with-jo-perry/