I. I’ll be reading from my story “Bobo” from the anthology ¡Pa’que Tu Lo Sepas!: Stories to Benefit the People of Puerto Rico at least two times this month: a) Word Up Community Bookstore, 2113 Amsterdam Avenue at 165th Street, in Washington Heights, Wednesday, November 13, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
This month I was lucky enough to have stories features in two anthologies. The first revolved around Steely Dan, a music band whose artistry I admire. The subject of the second antho, however, is closer to my heart: ¡Pa’Que Tu Lo Sepas! Stories to Benefit the People of Puerto Rico
I remember the song “Rikki Don’t Lose That Number” playing endlessly in the background when I was a kid, and now I got to write a story based on it for A Beast without a Name: Crime Fiction Inspired by the Music of Steely Dan (Down & Out Books, 2019),
“A gentrifier blood-dripping, fresher-than-that-new-craft-brew whodunit debut”—Molecule Tiny Lit Mag “Narvaez has a distinct, deeply compelling (and wonderfully goofy) voice unlike anyone else out there. Carl Hiaasen meets Raymond Chandler.”—Peter R. Emshwiller, author of Levels “At once a smart and funny mystery and an elegy for a Brooklyn destined to disappear beneath
I’ll be on LIVE on the air on the Hour of the Wolf radio show Thursday, September 19, 1-3 a.m.,on WBAI 99.5FM with Jazzy Jim Freund. Yep, that’s the middle of the night for your night owls, insomniacs, and lycanthropes. For the rest, you can always catch the recording afterward here. You
Saturday, September 7, 6:30 p.m.Mil Mundos. A wonderful new indie bookstore that must be supported!323 Linden St, Brooklyn, NY 11237Info: https://www.facebook.com/milmundosnyc/ Thursday, September 19, 6 p.m.Sisters in Crime Panel: Bold Voices Expanding Horizons in Crime FictionWith Catherine Maiorisi, Cate Holahan, and Laura Joh Rowland. Moderated by D.A. Bartley Jefferson Market Public Library, 425 6th
I’ll be on the panel “Bold Voices Expanding Horizons in Crime Fiction” at NY/Tri-State Sisters in Crime’s September 19 meeting, at Jefferson Market Library, 425 Avenue of the Americas, starting at 6 p.m. The panel also includes Cate Holahan (One Little Secret), Catherine Maiorisi (A Matter of Blood), and Laura