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This started with what I call a completely non-scientific poll. A few weeks ago I penned this blog post about my feelings as a Mexican SFF author, which led to private messages with others writers telling me they felt the same way. Stereotyped. Dismissed. Trapped....

You want Mexico but not my Mexico. You want the Mexico of Kahlo and Rivera, but ask any child of the TLC what their Mexico was like and we had Star Wars lunch boxes (it’s Arturito not R2D2), the Indiana Jones movies, Teenage Mutant Ninja...

Yeah, so I have a new book coming out October 2017. I can show you the cover but they haven't written copy to promote it, so I'll try to explain what it's about very quickly. This is a romance, a novel of manners, with a...

Certain Dark Things is now available as an audiobook. In addition, it was positively reviewed in several places recently: “One hopes that return visits to this urban fantasy world are in the offing.” — The New York Times “With dark and delicious elegance, Moreno-Garcia delivers a satisfyingly...

This is the last in a series of blog posts before the release of Certain Dark Things. I’ll be discussing Mexican films, the barrios of Mexico City, and the folklore which inspired the novel.[mybooktable book="3965" display="summary" buybutton_shadowbox="false"]My grandfather was a painter. Not the kind...

This is the third in a series of blog posts before the release of Certain Dark Things. I'll be discussing Mexican films, the barrios of Mexico City, and the folklore which inspired the novel.[mybooktable book="3965" display="summary" buybutton_shadowbox="false"]Naming something establishes boundaries. When you say "bird,"...