Richie Narvaez

Vote for Shamu!

Please consider my story “Shamu, World’s Greatest Detective” for an Agatha Award for Best Short Story and an Anthony Award for Best Short Story. The story appeared in Killin’ Time in San Diego: Bouchercon Anthology 2023 (Down & Out Books), edited by Holly West. In my story, “Shamu: World’s Greatest Detective,” the killer whale has been outfitted with a device that lets AI translate and transcribe her thoughts. With the

On Raúl and Rita

Please check out my essay “The First Two Pages: ‘Raúl and Rita in It’s a Wonderful Wife!’” about my new short story for Crippen & Landru, kindly hosted at Art Taylor’s blog. Read the essay here:…/the-first-two-pages-raul…/ FYI: The story itself is due out January 2024! Please consider subscribing to Crippen & Landru, or buying a few books from the publisher to receive the chapbook publication of my story. Learn