Richie Narvaez

HOLLY Wins Agatha Award!

HOLLY HERNANDEZ AND THE DEATH OF DISCO, by Richie Narvaez, won the Agatha Award for Best Children’s/Young Adult Book at last night’s Malice Domestic crime fiction conference. “I am beyond overwhelmed,” says Narvaez. “This book is dedicated to my teachers. A substitute teacher in junior high school lent me a copy of Murder on the Orient Express, which changed my life, and so this is like coming full circle.” Other

LeVar Burton Reads My Story!

LeVar Burton reads my speculative fiction short story “Room for Rent,” from the anthology Latinx Rising, on his wonderful podcast. I am beyond thrilled by this and his reading is amazing. And the way he pronounces my name! Thank you, Geordi! Listen to him here:

New Story Out, in Somos En Escrito

New story in Somos En Escrito: “​​Major Juan to Earth Control,” a collage of Star Trek, Twilight Zone, and Love, American Style. It’s unapologetically bilingual, but if you want I’ll send you the translation. You can read the story here: