Richie Narvaez

On FictionDaily

My short story “Roachkiller,” which was published in Murdaland, has been  featured on FictionDaily. The site’s goal is to help aggregate and organize the “sea of new literature” online. May the Force be with them. Check it out!

Los Sures, Part 2: The Apartment on South Second Street

We didn’t always live on South Second Street. We moved there from Rutledge Street, on the other side of the neighborhood. But the Hasidic Jews had moved in, so Papi said we couldn’t live there anymore, although he didn’t live with us. My mother’s friend Mojona had bought a building in the Southside, and so Mami rented a two-bedroom apartment from her for $75 a month. Our apartment was on