HOLLY Nominated for an Agatha Award!

HOLLY HERNANDEZ AND THE DEATH OF DISCO has been nominated for an Agatha Award, in the Best Children’s/YA Mystery category. The Agathas, named for mystery writer goddess Agatha Christie, are literary awards for mystery and crime writers who write in the cozy mystery subgenre. The Agatha Awards will be presented during MORE THAN MALICE, an online virtual crime festival coming this July. Registration is now open here. The conference features

New: Latinx Crime Fiction Reading Group

I’ll be hosting a new book group at the Center for Fiction: Latinx Crime Fiction with Richie Narvaez. Latinx fiction often delves into history and politics, and crime fiction has always dealt with power and the status quo. In this reading group we will focus on that intersection, looking at a wide-ranging but small selection of crime fiction novels (in English) by Latinx authors to discuss how their works explore