Frank Bill Interviewed

Ten years ago, Frank Bill was a frustrated factory worker, when he started writing. Focusing his fascinations and knowledge on the place he grew up, Corydon, Indiana, Bill began writing stories about people who populate some of the darker parts of the heartland. His work began appearing on-line, where his vivid energetic prose and distinct raw voice grabbed readers’ attention with its surprising hard-boiled punch. Building a readership in the crime fiction community, Bill’s work has been gaining a wider reputation for it’s lean, mean, lyrical depiction of rural life. In September, Farrar Straus Giroux published Bill’s debut collection...