Suzanne Lummis, noted practitioner and exponent of noir poetry, continues her series on poems inspired by noir and neo-noir films and fiction and their relevance today. Lummis was recently awarded a 2019 C.O.L.A. (City of Los Angeles) grant to create a new work of poetry for the city. Her most recent collection is Open 24 Hours (Lynx House Press, 2014). Her poems have appeared in the 2011 Knopf anthology, Killer Verse: Poems of Murder and Mayhem, and publications including The New Yorker, Antioch Review, Ploughshares, Plume, and The American Journal of Poetry.