AHMM introduces The Hitchcock Podcast Series. Each month we’ll post a reading of a favorite story from our archives, selected and introduced by the magazine's editor, Linda Landrigan. For over 50 years, AHMM has published the best in short crime fiction. This podcast series will feature stories by AHMM contributors, occasionally supplemented by interviews with the authors. To subscribe, visit http://www.themysteryplace.com/ahmm.
"The Boy Detective and the Summer of '74" by Art Taylor
Art Taylor reads his Derringer-winning novella from the January/February 2020 issue, which is currently nominated for the Agatha, Anthony, and Macavity awards. Taylor's book "The Boy Detective & The Summer of '74 and Other Tales of Suspense" is available from Crippen & Landru.
"The Beast of Easedale Tarn" by James Tipton
Novelist, short-story writer, and poet James Tipton reads from his series featuring Dr. John Watson in this month's podcast: "The Beast of Easedale Tarn" from the March/April 2021 issue of AHMM.
“Etta at the End of the World” by Joseph S. Walker
After a hiatus, our podcast series is back with a tale by Joseph S. Walker from the May/June 2020 issue. The story, which is currently nominated for an Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Short Story, is read here by the widely published short-story author.
"The First Tale of Roxanne" by Angela Zeman
In this episode, we read Angela Zeman's intriguing, meaningful, and inventive historical story "The First Tale of Roxanne," from the May 2013 issue.
"A Work in Progress" by Elizabeth Zelvin
In our newest episode, three-time Derringer Award nominee and three-time Agatha Award nominee Elizabeth Zelvin reads her story "A Work in Progress" from the May/June 2019 issue of AHMM. After the reading, she talks about the writing of this story and about the new anthology Me Too Short Stories.
"The Monitor" by Tara Laskowski
Just in time for Halloween, our newest podcast episode features Tara Laskowski reading her story "The Monitor"—from our April 2014 issue and reprinted in Terror at the Crossroads—and talking about her new novel, One Night Gone. Recorded at Malice Domestic 2019.