Hollow, Hollow

I guest-wrote an episode of Friday’s Forgotten Books at the lovely Patti Nase Abbott’s blog. Thank you, Patti! Here is an excerpt: THE HOLLOW MAN, John Dickson Carr The Hollow Man would make Raymond Chandler kick a hole in a stained glass window. The book’s protagonist, Dr. Gideon Fell, is one

Black Hearted

I’ve a new story in Black Heart Magazine’s Noir issue, edited by Jailbreakin’ Jimmy Callaway and featuring Daniel B. O’Shea, Cameron Ashley, AJ Hayes, Jonathan Woods, Nik Korpon, Chris Deal, Alexander Kraft, Chris Benton, Kieran, Garnett, Keith Rawson, among many others. And it’s only $2.99! Download it already. Here is

Take a Powder

I have a new story up in the very cool and very noir flash fiction journal Powder Burn Flash. Here’s an excerpt. Good Fences By R.Narvaez Joe walked out his front door, down the stoop, and over to Frank’s door. He rang the bell twice. “I want to talk to

Lawn Guyland Noir

I’ll be at Suffolk County Community College Creative Writing Festival this Saturday, May 7, 11 a.m., on the panel for the anthology Long Island Noir (edited by Kaylie Jones and due out next year from Akashic). My story “Ending in Paumanok” will be included in the anthology. Also on the

Get a Clue

My short story “Hating Holly Hernandez” will be coming out in You Don’t Have a Clue this spring. Pre-order now!! The publishers, who don’t name me in the press release, not that I noticed, do allude to my story in the back cover copy, which I did notice! Here’s the