Short story ‘Bag Time at the Blue Parrot’ in new anthology ‘Face Masks and Hand Gels: A Year of Living Covidly’

My short story Bag Times at the Blue Parrot is soon to be published in a new anthology published by Howl in Cambodia. Face Masks and Hand Gels: A Year of Living Covidly is the first book by the literary organization. Howl’s founder, Wayne McCallum says, “The book features poems and prose from the Lockdown […]

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Ko Pha Ngan: Thailand’s tropical refuge, then and now – My long read at Travelfish

My latest reportage is a long read on the island of Koh Phangan in Thailand, with eye witness accounts going back to the 1940s. I arrived on Koh Phangan on March 17th 2020 to update a German language guidebook on the Gulf islands. A few days after my arrival, the update was canceled, thanks to […]

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Interviewed on Bangkok crime fiction at Strange TV

JD Strange aka Bangkok based writer and film producer James Newman interviewed me on Bangkok crime fiction for Strange TV. This is a segment from a longer documentary on Bangkok fiction, currently in production. Thanks, James! Watch the interview here. All my crime fiction titles are currently published by Crime Wave Press.

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Koh Phangan – Thailand’s Tropical Refuge Then & Now – out with Travelfish on October 1st

My long read, a lively history of Koh Phangan in Thailand, home of the infamous Full Moon Party and so much more, is out with Travelfish on October 1st. I interviewed numerous residents, both Thai and foreigners, providing eye witness accounts dating back to the 1940s, with great anecdotes and intriguing insights on island life.

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Thai language paperback edition of Mindfulness & Murder out now.

Great to finally get my hands on a copy of Nick Wilgus‘ first Father Ananda Mystery in Thai. Thailand’s CJ Books have published Mindfulness & Murder, both in ebook and paperback format. Mindfulness & Murder is out in English with Crime Wave Press, along with three further Father Ananda Mysteries. When a homeless boy living […]

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Conservation activists urge post-pandemic tourism reset in Thailand in The Nikkei Asian Review

My latest article with Laure Siegel on conservation initiatives in the Gulf of Thailand is out in The Nikkei Asian Review. “There are kids in Thailand who cannot identify a coconut. And if people don’t learn to appreciate what their country has, they will only think about how to make money out of our natural […]

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Crime Wave Press title Mindfulness & Murder published in Thai

Thailand’s CJ Books have published Mindfulness & Murder, both in ebook and paperback format. The first Father Ananda Mystery by Nick Wilgus is out in English with Crime Wave Press, along with three further Father Ananda Mysteries. When a homeless boy living at the youth shelter run by a Buddhist monastery turns up dead, the […]

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