Colorado Creatives

100 Colorado Creatives: Mario Acevedo

#22: Mario Acevedo

Mario Acevedo writes evil good stories about a soldier-turned-vampire detective named Felix Gomez, who tangles with zombies and werewolves and other more "exotic" monsters in books like The Nymphos of Rocky Flats and The Undead Kama Sutra. And they're funny! His latest project is Good Money Gone, a collaboration with author Richard Kilborn.

Acevedo is also an active voice in the local community of mystery and fantasy writers, a sometime instructor at Lighthouse Writers Workshop and a painter who, among other things, creates canvases committed to motorcycles and tributes to Denver's sweetest neon signs. We invited Acevedo to share some wit via the 100CC questionnaire; read on for his short and sweet answers. They're all one-liners.

See also:100 Colorado Creatives: Jerry Vigil

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