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
Find out where to find where I’ll be virtually hawking my wares as my debut novel launches.
My flash story “Southside Valentine,” which takes place in the Rodney Playground in Williamsburg, is now up as part of Akashic Books’ Mondays Are Murder series of short crime fiction stories. Here is an excerpt: Detective Almodovar, half Polish, half Puerto Rican, sits in the playground at the corner of