My short story “Ibarra Goes Down” is now up in the current issue of Yellow Mama. Thanks, Cindy! Here’s a few opening lines. Warning: This story is a smidge rated R. Ibarra Goes Down by R. Narvaez It’s all right, Larry, I might as well get all this off my
I have a crime-related short story coming out in print in Indian Country Noir, due out this June from Akashic Books. It’s an action story, lots of violence, some Taino trivia thrown in for good measure. A perfect starring vehicle for Leguizamo. I’ll say no more. But check out the
What three hours on the MTA and two bottles of wine while editing will get you. This was based on a podcast I did with my pal P-Woody. That bongo playing? That’s mine!
The third issue of The Lineup crime poetry chapbook series is out, featuring the work of Patricia Abbott, Joe Barnes, Henry Chang, Reed Farrel Coleman, Sarah Cortez, Michael A. Flanagan, Anne Frasier, James W. Hall, David Hernandez, Amy MacLennan, Carrie McGath, James M. McGowan, Kristine Ong Muslim, David S. Pointer,
IN THE MARCH ISSUE OF ASININEPOETRY.COM: Vague references to St. Patrick’s day gingerly tie together this issue’s offers. poems An Irish Lad Named O’Bama by Glenna Sweeney Tiger in the Woodshed by Rick Blum Hal-Ku No. 13 by Hal Sirowitz The Girls of Vancouver 2010 by Daniel Thomas Moran Rushmore
New issue for December 2009. “Asinine Christmas Poem No. 6” by Fenway Parker “Up on the Rooftop” by Albert Van Hoogmoed “An Obsessive-Compulsive’s Christmas Tree Decorating Guide” by Eileen Budd “Winter Asides” by Jessica L. Kleinman “Hold That, Tiger!” by Scott Emmons “A Recent Study” by Katharine Showalter “Gender Wars”
I was born and raised in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, the bratty baby of the family, surrounded by crime and comic books. My father worked at the airport at nights, but during the day he was a numbers bookie, and every afternoon I sat at the kitchen table, reading the Daily News while