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Bankok’s Third Fiction Night of Noir

Bangkok based writer James Newman organized the third Bangkok Night of Noir at CheckInn99, a club cum bar on Sukhumvit Road, last month. The venue, once the haunt of the likes of Bob Hope and David Bowie (probably not on the same nights) was packed with as many punters as  local ex-pat writers and aspirants […]

Bangkok Night of Noir

The second Bangkok Night of Noir had a fantastic line-up of  mostly Asia based crime writers: Cara Black, James Newman, John Burdett, Christopher G. Moore, Dean Barett, John Marango and painter Chris Coles. Great start to 2014!!! I read a chapter from The Man with the Golden Mind, which is out with Exhibit A in […]

Tom Vater reads from The Cambodian Book of the Dead at The Vibe in Bangkok on Saturday 24th

Aroon Thaewchatturat shoots the Bangkok Fiction Night of Noir

Photographer Aroon Thaewchatturat shoots the Bangkok Night of Noir at Check Inn 99, legendary Vietnam era haunt on Sukhumvit Road (and once a watering hole (pun probably intended) for Bob Hope, on April 17th. The evening featured local literary luminaries James Newman who organized the event, Dean Barrett, Christopher C. Moore, John Gartland and me. […]

Bangkok Fiction Night of Noir on April 17th!!!

I will be reading from my second novel, The Cambodian Book of the Dead, published in Thailand and Cambodian by Crime Wave Press, and from June world wide by Exhibit A Books in the UK. The Bangkok Night of Noir is the brainchild of writer James Newman. The venue, the Check Inn 99 is legendary, […]

Bangkok Works of Art

Photographer Michael LaPalme, publisher Hans Kemp, writer Tom Vater and painter Chris Coles at Wordplay, Bangkok’s second literary festival in March 2012, before the presentation of Sacred Skin (with co-author and photographer Aroon Thaewchatturat). Photograph by Aroon Thaewchatturat.

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