- Point Blank (publisher)
Point Blank is an imprint of
Wildside Press, founded in early 2004 by JT Lindroosand John Betancourt. Allan Guthrieand Kathleen Martinhave worked with the company from its beginning in various editorial roles. Point Blank publishes mostly hard boiled crime fiction, both original novels and classic reprints. Its inaugural publication was "Two-Way Split", the first novel by Allan Guthrie, followed by novels and short story collections from James Reasoner, James Sallis, Gary Phillips, Duane Swierczynski, O'Neil De Nouxand many others.
Although based in North America, Point Blank publishes novels from UK authors such as
Ray Banksand Donna Mooreas well as Australians Damien Broderickand Rory Barnes.
Point Blank has released occasional cinema titles, including "The DVD Savant" by
Glenn Ericksonand "The Complete Guide to Low-Budget Feature Filmmaking" by filmmaker Josh Becker.
Prizes and awards
*2007 Lefty Award for Best Humorous Mystery (winner): "...Go To Helena Handbasket" by
*2007 Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award (winner): "Two-Way Split" by
* [http://www.pointblankpress.com/ Point Blank Official Web Site]
* [http://www.crimespreemag.com/sneakpeek3.html/ Article from Crime Spree Magazine]
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