Author Archives: Jonathan

Me and Lawrence Block on Leonard Lopate Show on WNYC

Lawrence Block and I were interviewed on the Leonard Lopate show about writing crime fiction. “Jonathan Santlofer, Director at the Crime Fiction Academy, and Lawrence Block, author and Crime Fiction Academy Master Class Instructor, talk about the academy, a program at the Center for Fiction Read more…

Posted in Interviews, Podcasts | Tagged , , , , |

You Are What You Read – Ellery Queen

The mystery writing magazine Ellery Queen asked me to contribute a blog post about writing the short story. Here is an excerpt: “More and more the short story has become an important part of my writing life. The other day I was thinking about the Read more…

Posted in Writing About Writing | Tagged , , |

Where Art Thou – Jonathan Santlofer Lives, Writes and Paints Inside Flower District Loft

By Micki Siegel When mystery writer and artist Jonathan Santlofer wakes up each morning, he can smell the roses — literally. That’s because Santlofer and his wife, Joy, a food historian, live right in the heart of Chelsea’s flower district. He recalls the day they Read more…

Posted in Articles, Interviews | Tagged , , , |

Joyce Carol Oates Interviewed by Jonathan Santlofer at the Center for Fiction

Joyce Carol Oates is an icon in today’s literary world, a brilliant writer who believes that all novels contain some sort of mystery.  Listen and learn from one of the great writers of our time.

Posted in Interviews, Videos | Tagged , |

Interview with Jonathan Santlofer – The Writer’s Room with Jane Cleland

I so enjoyed being interviewed by Jane, a writer of mysteries and a generous soul. To connect to Jane: www.janecleland.com

Posted in Interviews, Videos | Tagged , , , |

Review of “Lola” from New Jersey Noir

My short story for New Jersey Noir anthology called “Lola” was reviewed at Little Big Crime Blog. “I didn’t think this story was going to be my favorite of the week.  It felt like a pretty ordinary piece at first.  But stories, like people for Read more…

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , |

My Own Dark Places – La Noir

Mulholland books asked the contributors to LA Noire: The Collected Stories why Los Angeles is so associated with the Noir genre.  Here is my response: “When Rockstar asked me to put together an anthology to accompany their darkly beautiful video game, LA NOIRE, I pounced. Read more…

Posted in Projects | Tagged , , |

Black Lens – Continuing Novel Series By Ken Bruen

This is a link to a continuing novel series by Ken Bruen called Black Lens.   Check out this link which gives you a sneak peak to the series which is being released on chapter at a time.  I also created the illustrations for the Read more…

Posted in Projects | Tagged , , , |

Prose and Pictures – Mulholland Books Blog

Here is a snippet of a post I did on the Mulholland Books blog: “Not everyone was schooled on comic books. But I was. I had a roomful: Superman, Batman, The Green Hornet, Spiderman; Archie, Betty and Veronica, Riverdale High, Little Archie. I had Classic Read more…

Posted in Articles | Tagged , , , , , |

Anatomy of Fear – Book Trailer

This short video was shot in my old 38th Street Manhattan studio to promote my novel, “Anatomy of Fear.” I wrote the script, did the voice over and play the artist (Hey, I was available and the price was right). My assistant, Ryan Ernst, plays Read more…

Posted in Videos | Tagged , , |