Monthly Archives: July 2010

Los Sures, Part 2: The Apartment on South Second Street

We didn’t always live on South Second Street. We moved there from Rutledge Street, on the other side of the neighborhood. But the Hasidic Jews had moved in, so Papi said we couldn’t live there anymore, although he didn’t live … Continue reading

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Los Sures, Part 1

This begins a highly fictionalized memoir, a sort of A Tree Grows on Mango Street on Rye, if you will. Childhood’s Smell FINALLY, WE DECIDED to go to our father and ask him. He would know. Our mother’s English was … Continue reading

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Arise, Zombie Story!

Now and then, for no good reason, life will haul off and knock a man flat. I wrote  a zombie short story for no good reason last year, and it just got published by Tales of World War Z. Check … Continue reading

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Indian Country Noir on Sale Now!

I have a short story in the upcoming Indian Country Noir, part of the Akashic Books Noir series. Of the book (and moi) La Bloga’s Manuel Ramos wrote: “Plenty of good surprises: R. Narvaez in Juracán tells a story set … Continue reading

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