Originally from Brooklyn, New York, Manny Torres resides in Atlanta, Georgia. He is the author of the road-noir Dead Dogs, and his love letter to New York, Father Was a Rat King. Perras Malas, published through Outcast Press, made it to the LGBTQ+ crime bestseller’s list. From 1999-2014 he was a programmer and co-conspirator on Step Outside: The Strange and Beautiful Music program on WMNF 88.5FM in Florida. He enjoys painting and photography, and the music of King Crimson and taking care of several cats. You can find him on Twitter @_MATorres_ and Instagram @_m.a.torres.