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Riviera Drive

Three Latino felons on the run invade the home of a prosperous Latino insurance executive, who must reconnect with his own violent past to save his family. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

Written by: Linda Boroff     [Contact Author]
Format: Screenplay
Starring Roles For: John Leguizamo
A young Antonio Banderas
Jared Leto
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The Negotiator
Posted: 05/29/2011
Updated: 04/20/2018
Author Bio: I graduated from Berkeley with a degree in English.

My short story "Light Fingers" and the adapted screenplay were optioned by director Brad Furman (The Lincoln Lawyer, The Infiltrator, upcoming LAbyrinth w/Johnny Depp). The project is now in development.

My short story, "Rabid Redemption" will appear in June in Lifelines, the literary and art journal of the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.

My novella, "A Season of Turbulence" was published in The Conium Review.

I was hired to write the feature film, "Murder in Fashion," which played at several festivals and theaters in 2010 and was reviewed in the NY Times and L.A. Times.

My short story "Home Like a Shadow" was a winner of the Eric Hoffer Prose Competition from over two thousand entries, and appeared in the anthology, Best New Writing. It also won a fellowship to a writing seminar in St. Petersburg, Russia.

My screenplay, "The Dressmaker's Daughter," was a top ten finalist in the 2010 Bruce Geller Screenwriting Competition.

I wrote the biopic for film noir actress Barbara Payton, now in development with Don Murphy (Transformers).

My fiction and nonfiction have appeared in The Guardian, McSweeney’s, Hollywood Dementia, Drunk Monkeys, In Posse Review, Adelaide Magazine, Gawker, Word Riot, Hobart, Ducts Magazine, Blunderbuss Magazine, Storyglossia, Able Muse, The Furious Gazelle, Eyeshot, JONAH Magazine, The Boiler, In Posse Review, Epoch, Bound Off (podcast), Fiction Attic Press, , Black Denim Lit (print), Cimarron Review (print), Stirring, Thoughtful Dog, and others.