Justin Jacoby Smith is an organizer, web geek, Buddhist, and poet.

Domenic Stansberry's "Noir Manifesto" (via Numéro Cinq)

This essay was originally written in 2003, but it just showed up online. If you care about modern fiction, you want to read it.

Domenic Stansberry's "Noir Manifesto" Domenic Stansberry is an old friend. We've been locked up together in the Noble Hall faculty dorm at Vermont College of Fine Arts for ten days every six months since time began (it seems). He's the brilliant Edgar Award-winning author of dark, dark, yes, noir-dark, novels set in the North Beach section of San Francisco. (Naked Moon is his most recent novel, published last year. Click on the image for more information.) His hero is Dante Mancuso, … Read More

via Numéro Cinq