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Arte Público Press Receives Prestigious National Literary Award

Houston, TX January 2019— The National Book Critics Circle (NBCC) has announced that Arte Público Press, the nation’s largest publisher of U.S.-based Hispanic authors, has received the prestigious Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award. Named after the first president of the
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Women’s History Month–Fiction Titles

A useful guide to woman-centric novels, poetry collections and short stories for librarians, readers and teachers alike! Create a shelf display or find your next read. Secrets of the Casa Rosada Sixteen-year-old Martha and her mother move constantly, never staying anywhere for
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Women’s History Month–Nonfiction Titles

We’re celebrating Women’s History Month by highlighting these books about inspirational Latina women throughout history! There’s poetry, academic and general interest texts. Night-Blooming Jasmin(n)e: Personal Essays and Poetry Diagnosed with scleroderma at 22
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It’s No Secret That We’ve Got a Winner!

Author’s debut for teens wins Texas award HOUSTON, TX February, 2019—Alex Temblador’s intriguing novel for teens, Secrets of the Casa Rosada, has won the 2019 Tejas Foco Young Adult Fiction Award given by the National Association for Chicana/o Studies. The Tejas Foco Young Adult
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First-Time Novelist Starts 2019 with a BANG!

HOUSTON, TX February 2019—Daniel Peña’s debut novel, Bang, was awarded the 2019 Tejas Foco Fiction Award and was named a finalist for In the Margins’ 2019 Advocacy/Social Justice Award. The Tejas Foco Fiction Award recognizes outstanding work that best represents a significant
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New Exhibit at Houston Public Library!

Art of Children’s Book Illustration February 2 – May 4, 2019 Julia Ideson Building | 550 McKinney St., 77002 Come view original illustrations from Arte Público Press’ bilingual picture books and get a glimpse into many of the stories that continue to educate and
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Alex Temblador

Alex Temblador, a freelance travel writer, is a graduate of the University of Louisiana at Monroe and received an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Central Oklahoma. Born and raised in Wichita Falls, Texas, she lives and works in Dallas. Secrets of the Casa Rosada is
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Author on the Airwaves: Alex Temblador

Arte Público Press Author Alex Temblador featured on Houston Public Media Houston Public Media radio host Eric Ladau interviewed Temblador for its website’s “Arte Público Press Authors” feature, and along with the transcript, their conversation is available
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