Sarah Cortez, Xavier Garza, Alicia Gaspar de Alba, Jasminne Méndez and Daniel Peña
National Council of Teachers of English
George R. Brown Convention Center
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Alicia Gaspar de Alba, the author of The Curse of the Gypsy: Ten Stories and a Novella, visits Arte Público’s booth, #346.
Xavier Garza, the author of Just One Itsy Bitsy Little Bite / Sólo una mordidita chiquitita, visits Arte Público’s booth, #346.
Through the Looking Glass: Using a Youth Lens to Highlight Equity and Justice in Diverse Latinx Lit
Authors Alicia Gaspar de Alba, Jasminne Méndez and Daniel Peña introduce their new books that, though written for an adult audience, feature young protagonists struggling with difficult circumstances, including pregnancy without marriage, rejection, atypical family and living in the U.S. while undocumented.
Disproportionately Censored: A Conversation with YA Authors Who Write about Race, Gender, and Sexuality with Sarah Cortez, Michael Cart, Bill Konigsberg, Tillie Walden, Paula Greathouse, Joan Kaywell
Border Voices: Mexican-American Authors Writing for/about South Texas Fronterizas, with Xavier Garza
Authors Alicia Gaspar de Alba [The Curse of the Gypsy], Jasminne Méndez [Night-Blooming Jasmin(n)e] and Daniel Peña [Bang] autograph their books in Arte Público’s booth, #346