Minimalist Author

“Early on, I felt uncomfortable accumulating things.

Smaller was always preferable to bigger and less to more.”


Buy Chamuco and Other Minimalist Writings

These charming, deceptively simple cameos might be lit by candlelight. By turns comic and tender, here are some of life’s corners and cul-de-sacs rendered by a minimalist master. Aram Saroyan

It’s a beautiful little book that was a treat to read – I enjoyed his wry observations and sense of humor. Mayo Morley

Armando Lopez was born and raised in Oxnard, California, a coastal city 60 miles north of Los Angeles. He graduated from California State University, Northridge and has a California Community College Teaching Credential. He has taught courses in literature and history at Moorpark and Oxnard Colleges.

In his early years he worked as a support services counselor for farmworkers in basic education programs and on-the-job training programs for low income participants.

Today he’s in business and still makes Oxnard his home.