HOLLY & NOIRYORICAN Make Best of Year Lists for 2020

NOIRYORICAN (Down & Out Books) was noted as one of the 2020 Books of the Year (Anthologies/Short Stories) by Las Comadres and Friends National Latino Book Club in their premiere annual list. HOLLY HERNANDEZ AND THE DEATH OF DISCO (Piñata Books) was also lauded as one of the 2020 Books of the Year (Fiction – Young Adult) by the club. Two other books with stories by me were included in

Carlito’s Way Author Recommends NOIRYORICAN

To my great joy, one of my literary heroes, the Abuelo of Puerto Rican Crime Fiction, endorsed my upcoming book of short stories, Noiryorican. Here is the blurb: “An exciting and exhilarating journey through Puerto Rican barrios. It strikes [a] tone of the streets that rings true to my seasoned ear. The array of characters encompasses the Nuyorican experience devoid of sentiment or artifice. Congratulations, Richie. Score one for the