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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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 …

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 …

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


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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