One HEAT Minute: Episode #162 - REED FARREL COLEMAN (NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLING AUTHOR & CO-WRITER OF UPCOMING HEAT PREQUEL/SEQUEL NOVEL)
ONE HEAT MINUTE is the podcast examining Michael Mann’s 1995 crime opus HEAT minute by minute. It’s the 162nd minute (2:41:00 - 2:42:00) - host Blake Howard joins New York Times-bestselling author of thirty novels, a four-time recipient of the Shamus Award for Best PI Novel of the Year, a winner of the Audie, Macavity, Barry, and Anthony Awards and he has been signed by film director Michael Mann to write the prequel novel to the movie “Heat” - Reed Farrel Coleman. Blake and Reed discuss that this is the physical expression of the face to face meeting in the coffee shop. In the coffee shop they talk about it, in this minute they live it. And finally he talks about the process of writing alongside Michael Mann.
Called a hard-boiled poet by NPR’s Maureen Corrigan and the noir poet laureate in the Huffington Post, Reed Farrel Coleman is the New York Times-bestselling author of thirty novels—including five in Robert B. Parker’s Jesse Stone series—short stories, poetry, and essays.
In addition to his acclaimed series characters, Moe Prager and Gus Murphy, he has written the stand-alone novel Gun Church and collaborated with decorated Irish crime writer Ken Bruen on the novel Tower. Reed is a four time Edgar Award nominee in three different categories: Best Novel, Best Paperback Original, and Best Short Story. He is a four-time recipient of the Shamus Award for Best PI Novel of the Year. He has also won the Audie, Macavity, Barry, and Anthony Awards. He has been signed by film director Michael Mann to write the prequel novel to the movie “Heat.” With their kids moved away to far off Brooklyn, Reed, his wife Rosanne, and their two Siamese cats, Cleo and Knish, live in the wilds of Suffolk County on Long Island.