The Big Click is a bimonthly crime journal that has been in existence since early 2012. Jeremiah Tolbert is the publisher and editor-in-chief.

Crime Factory is an elder statesmen in the world of crime fiction journals. Based out of Melbourne, Australia, it has been putting out quality issues since 2000 and was named “Magazine of the Year” in 2012 by Spinetingler Magazine.

Dead Guns Press is edited by John L. Thompson and M. Leon Smith. It publishes novels, anthologies, and journals of crime fiction.

Needle: A Magazine of Noir has published ten issues to date. This crime journal is edited by Steve Weddle, author of Country Hardball.

Out of the Gutter has been in existence since 2008. Editors Matt Lewis and Court Merrigan lead an impressive cast of writers, editors, reviewers, and interviewers to create this journal of crime fiction.

Plots with Guns is the wise, old sage in the world of crime fiction journals. Started in 1999 by Neil Anthony Smith, author of numerous books including the Billy Lafitte series, this journal has discovered many fine crime writers early in their career Although Smith no longer edits Plots and Guns, his former editor, Sean O’Kane, now mans the helm.

Shotgun Honey focuses on flash fiction. Its goal was to fill the void created by the departure of Muzzle Flash Fiction. The journal’s name was inspired by One Eye Frigga, a character from a 1970’s Swedish movie. Shotgun Honey is currently edited by Ron Earl Phillips, Jen Conley, Chris Irvin, and Erik Arneson.

Thuglit has been knocking out quality crime fiction since 2005. Its chief editor, Todd Robinson, is the author of the novel Hard Bounce and a short story collection entitled Dirty Words. Todd also answers to Big Daddy Thug.

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