Interviews

Read Online Interviews or watch Video Interviews or listen to Audio Interviews with Michael Connelly.

Online Interviews

The Frank Morgan Story’ sounds like a fine fit at L.A. Film Festival, LATimes.com, June 2014

Guest Blog: Author Michael Connelly on Bringing Harry Bosch to the Screen, Hollywonk.com, February 2014

Review: Amazon’s ‘Bosch’ pilot captures Michael Connelly’s iconic detective, Tampa Bay Times, February 2014

Michael Connelly, ‘Bosch’ make a case for series on Amazon Prime, Los Angeles Times, February 2014

TV’s new business model gives life to Harry Bosch, Houston Chronicle, January 2014

How I Write: Michael Connelly, TheDailyBeast.com, January 2014

5 Questions With Michael Connelly, CNN.com, December 2013

Michael Connelly Writing Wrongs, ImpactOnline.co, December 2013

Between The Lines, TheBigThrill,org, November 2013

Michael Connelly Interview, AZCentral.com, November 2013

Author Michael Connelly juggles new novel, TV pilot, TampaBay.com. November 2013

MC SQUARED: Michael Connelly & Me, The Waterstone’s Interview, IrresistibleTargets.com, November 2013

Michael Connelly Stays Tuned To The Dark Side,  StarTribune.com, November 16, 2013

Why Michael Connelly keeps sending his fictional detective into darkness, Minnesota.PublicRadio.org, June 3, 2013

Michael Connelly Guest DJ Project, KCRW.com, February 13, 2012

Michael Connelly on the Book He Had To Stop Writing, Bookish.com. February 4, 2013

Amazon Asks: Michael Connelly, Omnivoracious.com, December 7, 2012

Five Questions For Michael Connelly, LAMagazine.com, November 26. 2012

Michael Connelly Talks About 20 Years Of Writing Crime Fiction, OregonLive.com, November 24, 2012

Detective Has Been Good To His Creator, ChicagoTribune.com, November 24, 2012

The Teacher Michael Connelly Never Forgot, WSJ.com, November 24, 2012

Who’s The Toughest Guy Around?, WSJ.com, November 22, 2012

The Lonely Passion of Harry Bosch – Michael Connelly’s Flawed and Fascinating Crusader, ChicagoTribune.com,  November 16, 2012

A Killer Conversation With The Two Mikes Of Mystery, CNN.com, September 7, 2012

Michael Connelly Partners Up To Pitch His Harry Bosch Books As A TV Series, Deadline.com, July 10, 2012

Remembering a Jazzman Who Overcame Heroin and Prison, NYTimes.com, June 2012

Crime Master, IrishEcho.com, November 30, 2011

Michael Connelly Walks The Walk, NYDailyNews.com, November 29, 2011

Connelly’s Appeal Is No Mystery, SacramentoBee,com, November 28, 2011

America Needs Us, Mr President, Independent.co.uk, November 27, 2011

Connelly gets The Drop on readers in new novel, CNN.com. November 25, 2011

Michael Connelly Makes A Killing In Crime,  OrlandoSentinel.com, November 23, 2011

BBC Radio 2 Book Club, BBC.co.uk, November 14, 2011

The Fifth Witness by Michael Connelly, Listener.co.nz, May 2, 2011

Interview with Michael Connelly, HouseofCrimeandMystery.com, April 2011

The Lincoln Lawyer is Back and Fighting Foreclosures, CNN.com, April 6, 2011

Valley plays a starring role in Michael Connelly’s books, LADailyNews.com, April 4, 2011

Author’s Former Job on Crime Beat Provides Hollywood Inspiration, HoustonChronicle.com, April 3, 2011

The Mysteries Of Hollywood, WallStreetJournal.com, April 1, 2011

Celebrity Watchlist: Writer Michael Connelly’s Love of Castle, Justified Is No Mystery, TVGuide.com, March 2011

Michael Connelly, author of ‘The Lincoln Lawyer,’ draws on fact for his crime fiction,
WashingtonPost.com, March 18, 2011

Interview: Author Michael Connelly Goes From Page to Screen With ‘The Lincoln Lawyer’,
HollywoodChicago.com, March 17, 2011

Matthew McConaughey, Michael Connelly Talk ‘The Lincoln Lawyer’ Over Beers,
LATimes.com, March 13, 2011

Crime Writer Michael Connelly Builds in the Fear Factor, TampaBay.com, October 2010

King of Crime Offers Clues to Success,
KiwiCrime.com, October 2010

Michael Connelly Hits LA Streets Again With The Reversal, USAToday.com, October 2010

Catching Up With Crime Writer Michael Connelly,
Ocala.com, October 2010

Michael Connelly’s “The Reversal”, NewsRealBlog.com, October 2010

The Reversal Q & A, Web Site Interview, June 2010

Connelly’s Devils In L.A.’s Details, LATimes.com, May 2010

Building Momentum: Michael Connelly discusses his popular detective series, his journalism background, and the future of the book, Chapter16.org, February 2010

Writing Is A Solo Pursuit, Hindu.com, December 2009

What a Character! Los Angeles Plays a Role in Michael Connelly Books, NBCLosAngeles.com, November 2009

“Write What You Never Want To Know”, TorontoStar.com, November 2009

U.S. Crime Writer Tackles a Real Hong Kong Cold Case, Time.com, November 2009

Police Detective Harry Bosch Is Back, StarTribune.com, October 2009

Writer Changes Harry Bosch’s Life Forever, SanAntonioExpressNews.com, October 2009

Michael Connelly: The Kid Who Couldn’t Write, LAWeekly.com, October 2009

An Interview With Michael Connelly About Nine Dragons and The Scarecrow, Newsvine.com, October 2009

Nine Dragons Q & A, Web Site Interview, August 2009

10 Questions With Michael Connelly, TrendHunter,com, August 2009

Newspaper Noir, WashingtonPost.com, June 2009

The Server Farm As A Plot Device, DataCenterKnowledge.com, June 2009

Michael Connelly and Janet Evanovich: Author One-to-One, Part One and Part Two, Omnivoracious.com, June 2009

Connelly’s Books Show Real-time Characters, OCRegister.com, June 2009

Michael Connelly’s Book Picks, TheDailyBeast.com, June 2009

Author Michael Connelly’s ‘Scarecrow’ Pushes Information Edge, PittsburghLive.com. May 2009

Be Afraid. Be Very Afraid. ‘The Scarecrow’ Cometh, MySSNews.com, May 2009

Connelly Writes With Reporter’s Eye, BostonHerald.com, May 2009

An Elegy For Print, A Murder To Solve, DenverPost.com, May 2009

After Newsroom Layoff: It’s A Mystery, NiemanLab.org, May 2009

Michael Connelly: The Scarecrow Interview, IrresistibleTargets.blogspot.com, May 2009

No News Is Bad News In Michael Connelly’s Thriller “The Scarecrow”, WallStreetJournal.com, May 2009

The Scarecrow Interview, Web Site Interview, March 2009

City Of Angels: Sunny Place For Shady People, NewZealandHerald.com, November 2008

L.A. Not Guilty Of Most Charges, Says Crime Novelist, TheAge.com, Australia, November 2008

Life Of Crime, ColumbusDispatch.com, October 2008

Michael Connelly’s Meeting Of Minds Means Double Impact, CourierMail.com.au, October 2008

The Verdict Is In, LasVegasReview-Journal.com, October 2008

An Angel-Free Angeles, AustinChronicle.com, October 2008

The Brass Verdict Interview, Web Site Interview, August 2008

The Marvelous Michael Connelly, Evil-e.org, August 2008

A Life Of Crime Writing, SPTimes.com, October 2007

Not One To Be Overlooked, theRapSheet.com, July 2007

Connelly Finds Writing Short Is Not So Sweet, SeattlePI.com, June 2007

Interview With Michael Connelly, Author of The Overlook, BlogCritics.org, May 2007

The Overlook Q & A, Web Site Interview, February 2007

Cops & Crimes, Variety.com, January 5, 2007

Inside Investigation, LATimes.com, October 18, 2006

Michael Connelly Interviewed By Don Crouch, NewMysteryReader.com, October 9, 2006

Michael Connelly Talks About Harry Bosch And His New Book, Echo Park, BookHelpWeb.com, October 6, 2006

Interview with Michael Connelly, Blogcritics.org, August 31, 2006

Forget Skirts And Spinach, This Gumshoe Works For The Badge, Canada.com/NationalPost, July 4, 2006

Q & A: Michael Connelly, MediaBistro.com, May 19 2006

Michael Connelly: The Lincoln Lawyer, TWBooks.co.uk, April 13, 2006

Connelly Stays True To Crime, USAToday.com, June 21, 2005

Born-again Detective, PittsburghLive.com, May 22, 2005

Meet The Writer, BarnesandNoble.com, May 2005

The Idiosyncratic Interview, SarahWeinman.com, July 4, 2004

Wild About Harry, Amazon.com, May 21, 2004

New Thriller Pits Connelly’s Top Cop Against His Darkest Villain, ThisWeekNews.com, May 6, 2004

The First Draft Of Mystery, Poynter.org, October 13, 2003

A Double-Barrelled Blast, ThrillingDetective.com

Chasing The Crime Writer, Amazon.com

The Narrative Thread, IdentityTheory.com, May 13, 2002

City Of Bones Interview, MysteryInkOnline.com,April 5, 2002

A Chat with Michael Connelly, Amazon.fr.com (in French)

Void Moon Interview, Web Site Interview

Michael Connelly Living

Two Lives, JanuaryMagazine.com, February 1999

Video Interviews

Tired of Politics? Read a Book–Meet The Press, CBSNews.com, December 2013

Michael Connelly Wants His Movies To Be Shot Only In Los Angeles, CBSNews.com, December 2013

Tavis Smiley TV Appearance, PBS.org, December 7, 2012

Morning Joe TV Appearance, MSNBC.com. December 6,2012

Michael Connelly Back On The Beat In The Black Box, KCET.org, December 3, 2012

LA Times Jacket Copy: Online Chat, LATimes.com, November 26, 2012

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson, CBS.com. November 2011

Michael Connelly Discusses The Lincoln Lawyer Movie, YouTube.com, February 2011

Lincoln Lawyer Novelist Michael Connelly, King5.com, February 2011

Share The Thrill, YouTube.com, December 2010

Michael Connelly Interview at Bouchercon 2010, YouTube,com, October 2010

Poisoned Pen Signing,YouTube.com, October 2010

Michael Connelly Hits LA Streets Again With The Reversal, USAToday.com, October 2010

Michael Connelly Drives Mulholland, MulhollandBooks.com, October 2010

Ask Castle, Nathan Fillion, star of ABC’s “Castle,” interviewed Michael on the set the day they filmed the final episode of season 2. May 2010

Ani Ashekian: Missing One Year, CNN.com, November 2009

Michael Connelly: 2009 National Book Festival, YouTube,com, October 2009

Video Interview With Michael Connelly, PopCultureNerd.WordPress .com, October 2009

Michael Connelly and George Pelecanos Talk About Writing, YouTube.com, August 2009

Michael Connelly at Premio Pepe Carvalho 2009, YouTube.com, July 2009

Michael Connelly Talks About The Scarecrow at Waterstone’s In London, YouTube.com, May 2009

Michael Connelly Reads From The Scarecrow at Waterstone’s In London, YouTube.com, May 2009

Barnes and Noble Tagged!, YouTube.com, May 2009

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson, YouTube.com, December 2008

Book Talk Radio Interview, WYPLFMBookTalk.blogspot.com, November 2008

The Artist’s Craft Interview, Michael Connelly interviewed by Stacey Cochran for Raleigh Television Network, YouTube.com, October 2008

Michael Connelly on his new paperback, The Overlook, YouTube.com, August 2008

Wall Street Journal’s Bob Hughes speaks with author Michael Connelly at LA Book Expo, YouTube.com, June 2008

Michael Connelly On The Today Show, MSNBC.com, Today Show, May 3, 2004

Audio Interviews:

Michael Connelly on bringing Bosch to the TV with Amazon, SoundCloud.com/NextMarket, February 2014

Conversations With Allan Wolper, WBGO.org, December 5, 2012

David’s Book Talk, DavidsBookTalk.com, December 3, 2011

BBC Radio 2 Book Club, BBC.co.uk, November 14,2011

Novelist Michael Connelly sees Matthew McConaughey as his lawyer, MrMedia.com, July 12, 2011

Michael Connelly In Conversation, ABC,net.au, May 23, 2012

Podcast: Interview – Michael Connelly turns the tables on Harry Bosch and Mickey Haller in “The Reversal,” BlindMind.net, October 2010

Exclusive Podcast: Michael Connelly at the IFOA , TheGlobeandMail.com, October 2009

The Nine Dragons Interview, KaceyKowarsShow.com, October 2009

Podcast For The National Book Festival, LibraryofCongress.gov, September 2009

Michael Connelly and the Tattered Cover Book Store Podcast for The Scarecrow, AuthorsOnTourLive.com, July 2009

A Conversation with Crime Author Michael Connelly, Booked.TV Podcast MP3, May 2009

Lewis Burke Frumkes Radio Show, LewisFrumkes.com, January 2009

Blog Talk Radio Call-In Live Interview, BlogTalkRadio.com, October 2008

Behind The Black Mask: Mystery Writers Revealed, BTBM.com, October 2008

The Brass Verdict Interview, KaceyKowarsShow.com, October 2008

Real People Inhabit Michael Connelly’s Fictional L.A., NPR.org, Morning Edition, August 2007

The Overlook Interview, KaceyKowarsShow.com, May 23, 2007

The Echo Park Interview, KaceyKowarsShow.com, November 3, 2006

The Crime Beat Interview, KaceyKowarsShow.com, May 8, 2006

Novelist Connelly Revisits His ‘Crime Beat’ Days, NPR.org, April 29, 2006

Michael Connelly and the Tattered Cover Book Store Podcast for The Lincoln Lawyer, AuthorsOnTourLive.com, February 8, 2006

The Lincoln Lawyer Interview, KaceyKowarsShow.com, October 3, 2005

Eye On Books With Bill Thompson, EyeOnBooks.com

Minnesota Public Radio, Midmorning With Kari Miller, interview with bestselling author John Sandford, News.Minnesota.PublicRadio.org, May 27, 2005

Audio Interview/Meet The Writers, BarnesandNoble.com, May 2005

The Closers Interview, KaceyKowarsShow.com, May 16, 2005

Michael Connelly On The Today Show, MSNBC.com, Today Show, May 3, 2004