Author on the Airwaves: Jesús Salvador Treviño

Treviño chosen as November 2015’s “Author of the Month” on Houston Public Media Houston Public Media radio host Eric Ladau interviewed Treviño for its website’s “Arte Público Press Author of the Month” feature, and along with the transcript, their conversation is available to listeners on the station’s interactive site through on-demand audio streaming here. Click here to see all Arte Público authors featured on Houston Public Media. About the Author: JESÚS SALVADOR TREVIÑO is an award-winning filmmaker, known for his pioneering documentaries and feature films about the Chicano experience. He is the author of The Fabulous Sinkhole and Other Stories (Arte Público Press, 1995), The Skyscraper that Flew (Arte Público Press, 2005) and a critically acclaimed memoir, Eyewitness: A Filmmaker’s Memoir of the Chicano Movement (Arte Público Press, 2001). About his latest book, Return to Arroyo Grande In the opening piece, “Where Lost Things Reside,” rumor has it that Old Man Baldemar has died. Stories about …

Happy Birthday Jesús

by Ronald Ruiz

ISBN: 1-55885-398-7
Publication Date: March 31, 2003
Bind: Trade Paperback


Return to Arroyo Grande

by Jesús Salvador Treviño
ISBN-13: 978-1-55885-819-0
Publication Date: September 30, 2015
Bind: Trade paperback
Pages: 158


The Fabulous Sinkhole and Other Stories

Jesús Salvador Treviño
ISBN: 978-1-55885-129-0
Publication Date: April 1, 1995
Bind: Paperback
Pages: 164

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Eyewitness: A Filmmaker’s Memoir of the Chicano Movement

by Jesús Salvador Treviño

ISBN: 978-1-55885-349-2
Publication Date: September 30, 2001
Bind: Trade Paperback
Pages: 400

A firsthand account of the pivotal events in the Chicano Civil Rights Movement.

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Audio & Video

Audio & Video Author Date Length of interview URL Book discussed Alicia Gaspar de Alba 4/10/08 27:10:00 Desert Blood Javier O. Huerta 5/2/08 24:58:00 Some Clarifications y Otros Poemas Carlos Cisneros 6/11/08 27:58:00 The Case Runner Victor Villaseñor 9/4/08 45:54:00 Crazy Loco Love Rolando Hinojosa 1/21/09 53:34:00 We Happy Few John Lantigua 2/24/09 43:48:00 The Lady from Buenos Aires: A Willie Cuesta Mystery Graciela Limón 4/15/09 48:21:00 The River Flows North Sarah Cortez 5/4/09 33:43:00 Hit List: The Best of Latino Mystery Lucha Corpi 8/24/09 72:17:00 Silvio Sirias 11/25/09 46:49:00 Meet Me under the Ceiba Stephanie Fetta 2/8/10 88:24:00 The Chicano/Latino Literary Prize: An Anthology of Prize-Winning Fiction, Poetry, and Drama Stella Pope Duarte 3/16/10 60:40:00 Women Who Live in Coffee Shops and Other Stories Dr. Marion Oettinger Jr. 4/21/10 30:48:00 Folk Treasures of Mexico: The Nelson …

Filmmaker’s Fantastical Story Collection Wins 2016 American Book Award!

HOUSTON, TX September 2, 2016—Acclaimed author and filmmaker Jesús Salvador Treviño is the recipient of a 2016 American Book Award for his book of interrelated stories, Return to Arroyo Grande.  Weaving magical realism with issues of loss, memory and identity, Jesús Salvador Treviño once again confirms his place as a powerful storyteller in Chicano—and American—literature. The Before Columbus Foundation was founded in 1976 as a nonprofit educational and service organization dedicated to the promotion and dissemination of contemporary American multicultural literature. Created in 1978, the American Book Awards have recognized outstanding literary achievement from the entire spectrum of America’s diverse literary community. All winners will be formally recognized in an awards ceremony on Sunday, October 30, from 2-5pm at the SF JAZZ Center (Joe Henderson Lab, 201 Franklin Street) in San Francisco, California. This event is free and open to the public. Weird things continue to happen to the characters that …

#BookLoverGiveaway Honors the Love of Reading through mid-March

  Do you remember what made you fall head over heels for your favorite book? What is it about reading that you enjoy the most? Let us know and win a free book during our sweepstakes! Read the guidelines below for more details. We will give away one book (to be chosen from the list below) on Facebook, Twitter, tumblr and Instagram. Available titles include: Children’s bilingual picture books: The Place Where You Live / El lugar donde vives by James Luna A Bean and Cheese Taco Birthday / Un cumpleaños con tacos de frijoles con queso by Diane Gonzales Bertrand Young adult books: The Donkey Lady Fights La Llorona and Other Stories / La señora Asno se enfrenta a la Llorona y otros cuentos by Xavier Garza On the Other Side of the Bridge by Ray Villareal A Fighting Chance by Claudia Meléndez Salinas Adult books: Cuando México se (re)apropia de Texas: Ensayos / When Mexico Recaptures Texas: …

Riding Low on the Streets of Gold: Latino Literature for Young Adults

An essential collection of stories and poems introducing young people to U.S. Latino Literature.

Edited by Judith Ortiz Cofer

ISBN: 978-1-55885-380-5
Publication Date: October 31, 2003
Format: Trade Paperback
Pages: 207
Imprint: Piñata Books
11 and up

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