Here is a preview of my short story “The Minnesota Twins Meet Bigfoot,” from Land of 10,000 Thrills (Down and Out Books, September 2022), edited by Greg Herren. The proceeds from this anthology go to benefit the Women’s Prison Book Project.
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 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: https://omny.fm/shows/levar-burton-reads/room-for-rent-by-richie-narvaez
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: https://www.somosenescrito.com/fiction-ficcioacuten/mucho-gusto-the-aliens-say