Arte Público Press

January 14, 2014

Daniel Cano

A legacy of an oral tradition passed on from relatives and friends drives DANIEL CANO’s storytelling pen. His recollections of growing up are laced with the tales of semi-literate but highly verbal uncles regaling the extended family with stories for hours after funerals,
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Viola Canales

VIOLA CANALES, a native of McAllen, Texas, is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School. She spent four years in the U.S. Army as a commissioned officer and has worked as a litigation and trial attorney. President Bill Clinton appointed her to the U.S. Small Business
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Tito Campos

TITO CAMPOS was born and raised in Los Angeles, California.  His father, Leopoldo, left his birthplace of Chihuahua, Mexico in search of a better life.  Tito’s mother, Josefina, was born in El Paso, Texas and her father moved the family to Los Angeles in the 1950’s.  Eventually,
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Dina Bursztyn

DINA BURSZTYN is an artist whose sculptures, drawings and public art have been celebrated worldwide. Her work has been represented extensively in galleries, museums and public spaces around the globe, including in the Dominican Republic, Germany, Japan, Mexico and the United
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Monica Brown

MONICA BROWN, Ph.D. is the author of several bilingual children’s books, including My Name Is Celia: The Life of Celia Cruz / Me llamo Celia: La vida de Celia Cruz (Luna Rising, 2004), which was awarded the Américas Award for Children’s Literature and a Pura Belpré Honor.
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Ethriam Cash Brammer

ETHRIAM CASH BRAMMER is a Chicano writer, born and raised in the border community of El Centro, California. He completed his degree in Literature and Creative Writing at the University of California, San Diego.  While studying at UCSD, Ethriam was fortunate enough to be able to
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Geoff Boucher

The first time GEOFF BOUCHER saw Mona Ruiz she was carrying a shotgun and following a group of her fellow cops through the busted door of a house in one of Santa Ana’s most troubled barrios. He was hiding behind a tree, scribbling notes on the police raid and wondering why
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Teresa Bevin

Born in Camagüey, Cuba, TERESA BEVIN emigrated to the United States after spending four years in Spain, where she worked with preschoolers and children afflicted with Down’s syndrome. Following her arrival in the Washington D.C. area, Ms. Bevin embarked on a course of study
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Ramón Betancourt

RAMÓN BETANCOURTis the author of Salsipuedes (Arte Público Press, 2003), winner of the 2000 University of California at Irvine’s Chicano/Latino Literary Contest. Betancourt was born in Tijuana, México, and received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He currently
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Diane Gonzales Bertrand

DIANE GONZALES BERTRAND is the author of numerous books for children and young adults. Her books for young children include The Story Circle / El círculo de cuentos (Piñata Books, 2016), A Bean and Cheese Taco Birthday / Un cumpleaños con tacos de frijoles con ques
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