Guess what I’ll be doing this July 13? Will I see you there? I’ll be reading two flash stories this Saturday as part of Stage Garden Rumba, a presentation of Pregones/PRTT and Nos Quedamos, featuring the Pregones/PRTT Ensemble with Jorge B. Merced in scenes from Baile Cangrejero, Simply Rob, Mazarte
On Saturday, June 29, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m., I’ll be discussing Hipster Death Rattle at an Author Talk at the Morris Park branch of the New York Public Library, 985 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10462. Downstairs! This is the same library where I recently served as Artist in Residence
I had a great time at the Bronx Book Festival on June 8, on the panel “Your Block, My Block: Your Block, My Block: Setting the Stage in Literature,” talking with fellow panelists (from left to right below) Sarina Prabasi (The Coffeehouse Resistance) and Lisa Ko (The Leavers) and our
“Narvaez’s method is dialectical, putting into play a lot of ideas and letting them bounce off each other. That he manages to do this while advancing an intricate storyline and keeping the tone funny and light is impressive.” —Scott Adlerberg, Criminal ElementFor the full review, go here. “Narvaez has some
HIPSTER DEATH RATTLE is now on sale at Quimby’s NYC, a lovely little zine store in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, at 536 Metropolitan Avenue, seconds from the L/G train stop at Metropolitan Avenue.
In the last few months, I’ve been attempting a media blitz for Hipster Death Rattle. Here is a rundown of where I’ve been recently. Interviews Centro Voices: “The Rat-Tat-Tat of the J and M Train: An Interview with Richie Narvaez.” The terrific Ivelisse Rodriguez (Love War Stories) interviews me as
I moderated the “Excitable Lawyers” panel at this year’s CrimeCONN on May 18 at the impressive Ferguson Library in Stamford, Conn. The stellar panelists (pictured left to right below) included: recovering lawyer and soon-to-be novelist Marjorie Drake; reformed lawyer Connie Johnson Hambley (The Jessica Trilogy); and law-student-for-one-year Charles Salzberg (Swann’s