Richie Narvaez

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

Nuyorican Literature List

This is the last week for the “Creating a Nuyorican Identity Reading Group” at the Center for Fiction. We covered just four books, but there are many, many more to read. Following is the list I sent the group members to continue their study of Nuyorican Lit. I thought some of you might find it useful. As I told the group, when people think of “Nuyorican Lit,” the emphasis is