Arte Público Press

January 14, 2014

D. Nina Cruz

D. NINA CRUZ is an artist and illustrator. She has illustrated two picture books: The Rowdy, Rowdy Ranch / Allá en El Rancho Grande, by Ethriam Cash Brammer (Piñata Books, 2004), and Mis abuelos y yo / My Grandparents and I, by Samuel Caraballo (Piñata Books, 2004). Click here to
Read More

Maria Colleen Cruz

MARIA COLLEEN CRUZ is the author of Border Crossing (Piñata Books, 2003), her first book of fiction for young adults. She resides in Brooklyn, New York, where she is the Senior Lead Staff Developer at the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project. Cruz holds a B.A. in Creative
Read More

Amy Costales

AMY COSTALES learned her first words of Spanish on her grandfather’s lap. He was a teller of tall tales who created a fantasy world about Spain and Cuba. When her family moved to Spain when she was a child, Grandpa’s fantasy world became hers. Spain captivated her. To this day
Read More

Sarah Cortez

SARAH CORTEZ‘s debut collection of poetry,  How To Undress A Cop (Arte Público Press, 2000), brings the world of street policing to the reader in a way that poet-reviewer Ed Hirsch describes as “nervy, quick-hitting, street-smart, sexual.”  Winner of the 1999 PEN Texas
Read More

Celia Correas de Zapata

CELIA CORREAS DE ZAPATA, poet, critic, and essayist, is the editor of numerous anthologies of Latin American literature, including Short Stories by Latin American Women: The Magic and the Real (Arte Público Press, 1990), Detrás de la reja (Monte Avila, 1980), Tiempo ajeno
Read More

Lucha Corpi

LUCHA CORPI is an internationally renowned poet, novelist, and children’s book author. She is the author of several mystery novels published by Arte Público Press: Death at Solstice: A Gloria Damasco Mystery (Sept. 2009), Eulogy for a Brown Angel (2002), Black Widow’s Wardrobe
Read More

Jonathan Coombs

JONATHAN COOMBS, a video game artist and illustrator of Do You Know the Cucuy?/¿Conoces al cucuy?, lives and works in Utah.  This is his first children’s book. Click here to view Jonathan Coomb’s books published by Arte Público Press
Read More

Roberta Collier-Morales

ROBERTA COLLIER-MORALES is the illustrator of Salsa (Piñata Books, 2009). She lives and works in Boulder, Colorado.
Read More

Lilian Colón-Vilá

LILLIAN COLÓN VILÁ is a bilingual education teacher currently living in Florida.  She has a bachelor of arts in English literature from the University of Puerto Rico and a Master of Arts degree in Latin American and Caribbean Studies from New York University.  Although Sals
Read More

René Colato Laínez

RENÉ COLATO LAÍNEZ, the author of three bilingual picture books for children, was born in El Salvador, but moved to the United States in 1985. He was inspired to be a writer by his great uncle, Jorge Buenaventrua Laínez, at whose house he first learned the word “escritor.” He
Read More