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New story up courtesy of Anti-Heroin Chic. If you’re looking for a place to submit, I found the staff and interface refreshingly approachable. Proud to be in this December issue with my newest short story, “Allister”: http://heroinchic.weebly.com/blog/allister-by-barnaby-hazen
There was a benefit lately in his name, proceeds going to a music school and that was good to hear. I was on three hours of sleep that day and feel on the outside of his circle though I appreciate very much what Liz Moon and Conrad Cooper and some other people put together about … More Continued Thoughts on Michael Marinelli
Here’s a piece I wrote in 2013 on taco trucks and why people in Taos, New Mexico shouldn’t make derogatory comments about Los Angeles: https://livetaos.com/sundries/l-slacker-report-part-1-things-aint-used-echo-park/
Two days ago I found out Michael had passed away in mid-July–so two months ago already. There have been local tributes to him on radio, and this obituary. But I missed it all. I probably hadn’t seen him in two years before he died. I spoke to him on the phone around this time last … More Memories of Michael Marinelli (in No Particular Order)
My short story, “Lay Out,” was just published as a runner up in a contest hosted by Jerry Jazz Musician. Enjoy, share; thanks. https://jerryjazzmusician.com/2018/08/lay-out-a-short-story-by-barnaby-hazen/
I was visiting a friend on his set. They were working on the TV series, Goliath, (Season 2)–in Glendale. There was a bit of a joke to this: I stayed with him in Glendale in the early 90s when he was getting his start; Glendale, California was a bit whitewashed at the time, with a … More How I Went Back to Jail
My latest book, Misfortunes of T-Funk, just took home its second award! Beverly Hills Book Awards, Music Category. (First edition no longer available).