Interview Feathered Quill

Interview Feathered Quill Author Interviews Today, Feathered Quill reviewer Lynette Latzko is talking with Michael Pronko, author of The Last Train FQ: I enjoyed all of the characters in this story, especially the interactions between the detectives. Are any of these compelling characters based on real life people? PRONKO: Mostly they are composites of people I’ve observed and… Continue Reading

Interview with My Book Place

Interview with My Book Place Michael Pronko Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written. This is my debut mystery novel. I have lived, taught and written in Tokyo for twenty years, but I was born in Kansas City, a very different world from Tokyo. After graduating from Brown University in philosophy, I hit the road.… Continue Reading

Interview with Paul Semel at

Interview with Paul Semel at JUNE 28, 2017 Exclusive Interview: The Last Train Author Michael Pronko While noir crime novels are a distinctly American art form, it’s one that’s practiced by writers all over the world. Sweden gave us Henning Mankell (Faceless Killers), Matz (The Killer Omnibus Volume 1) hails from France, while Japan’s Hideo Yokoyama recently made… Continue Reading

Interview with Literary Titan

People-Watching JUN 24 Posted by Literary Titan Michael Pronko Author Interview The Last Train revolves around Michiko Suzuki and the team of detectives that are investigating the train murders. What was the inspiration to the setup to this thrilling novel? For quite a few years I was writing about jazz every week, so I was always going… Continue Reading

Interview with Feathered Quill

Interview with Feathered Quill

FQ: Given this is your third compilation of essays on the subject of Tokyo, what inspired you to write the first (and continue the series)? Was it more a journey for you to understand its people (or a mission to explain the culture to the world)? Continue Reading

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