Author of Country Hardball (Simon & Schuster)

Author of “South of Bradley” (Playboy magazine)

Creator and host of 7 Minutes With podcast

Co-creator (with Jay Stringer) and editor of

Co-creator (with John H. Jacobs) and editor of Needle: A Magazine of Noir

Award-winning newspaper columnist: I’m Right

Award-winning editorial writer

“Steve Weddle’s writing is downright dazzling.” – New York Times


Steve Weddle‘s debut novel, Country Hardball, is published in North America by Simon and Schuster. The French edition, Le Bon Fils, was published in 2016. The follow-up to Country Hardball, “South of Bradley,” appears in the November 2015 Playboy magazine (archive link here). His fiction is represented by Stacia Decker.




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