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.


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 part of the Contemporary Puerto Rican Authors series.

WCBS Author Talks, with Lisa Tschernkowitsch. This was a lot of fun. I got to go to the studios downtown and meet the lovely Lisa Tschernkowitsch in person.

OJO: Writers to Watch, by Raquel (R.V.) Reyes. “¡Wepa! The cover is brilliant and the writing even better.”

The Liars Club Oddcast # 109 | Richie Narvaez, Award-Winning Crime Writer, in which I am overstimulated in talking with cohosts Jon McGoran, Keith Strunk, Merry Jones, Gregory Frost, and Kismet. Apologies to Denise Crosby.

The Bastard Title Podcast #61, interviewed by Angel Luis Colon, author of Hell Chose Me.

V’s Blog: Fiction Favorites and Awesome Authors: “Book Review and Conversation with Richie Narvaez.” Author V.S. Kemanis (Thursday’s List) reviews the books and asks me great questions.

Elena Hartwell (author of the Eddie Shoes Mystery Series) interviewed me on her blog as one of International Thriller Writers debut authors this year.

Miss Demeanors Interview with Richie Narvaez, with D.A. Bartley. I always love talking with D.A., a long-time friend from the MWA.

Wrong Place, Write Crime Podcast Episode 29, interviewed by Frank Zafiro. Lots of fun with the author of Charlie-316.

Bronx Times:“Pelham Bay writer’s first novel addresses gentrification” I saw this online first, but was pleasantly surprised when a student showed me the printed story in the Bronx Times newspaper.

The Big Thrill: “Hipster Death Rattle by Richie Narvaez” by ITW

Reporter Rich Ehisen interviewed me for his blog. You can find the full interview now in his book In Their Own Words.

Articles and Blog Posts

Crimespree:Five Things I Did Not Learn Writing a Novel.” “A few of the many things that are still a mystery to me.”

Criminal Element:Eyes of the Crime Fiction Writer.” “Richie Narvaez, author of Hipster Death Rattle, offers us a look at life through the eyes of a crime fiction writer, where the garbage bags are full of possibilities and Celine Dion is the reddest of flags.”

Criminal Element: I Met Hercule Poirot in Brooklyn.” “He was my substitute teacher…”

Dru’s Musings:Day In The Life ~ Magaly Fernandez by Richie Narvaez.” Dru Ann Love lets me take an inside look at one of the main characters from Hipster Death Rattle.

Pulp Curry:Guest post: the indirect path to writing your book.” Amiable Australian author Andrew Nette (Sticking It to the Man) lets me yammer on on about how I got my book done, eventually.