• Mario Acevedo

    Faculty Mentor, Young Adult and Graphic Novel

    Mile-High MFA,

Professional Bio

Mario Acevedo is the author of the bestselling Felix Gomez detective-vampire series which includes Rescue From Planet Pleasurefrom WordFire Press. His debut novel, The Nymphos of Rocky Flats, was chosen by Barnes & Noble as one of the best Paranormal Fantasy Novels of the Decade and was a finalist for a Colorado Book Award. His novel, Good Money Gone, co-authored with Richard Kilborn, won a best novel 2014 International Latino Book Award. His short fiction and essays have been published by Arte Publico Press and appeared in Modern Drunkard Magazine, Exquisite CorpseNow Write, and Nightmares Unhinged. Mario lives and writes in Denver, Colorado. He’s interested in stories with nuanced characters grappling with high stakes, in modern noir, science-fiction, or fantasy settings.