Arte Público Press

Author Honored With Courage to Act Award

HOUSTON, TX March, 2018—Author Jorge Argueta has been named the recipient of the 2018 Courage to Act Board Award given by the California Association for Bilingual Education. The California Association for Bilingual Education (CABE) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to
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Celebrate Día with 50% off books!

Children’s Day, Book Day / El día de los niños, El día de los libros Celebrate Children’s Day, Book Day / El día de los niños, El día de los libros and link children of all cultures to bookjoy with our special 50% discount off books purchased for Día events! For great
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Houston-Area Youth of Puerto Rican Descent Eligible for Academic Scholarships

The National Puerto Rican Day Parade 2018 Scholarship will expand its program to Houston this year. Four $2,000 scholarships will be given to Houston-area students of Puerto Rican descent between the ages of 17-25; they can be senior high-school students or enrolled full-time in
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Mickey Ibarra

MICKEY IBARRA, a graduate of the University of Utah, is president of the Ibarra Strategy Group, a government relations and public affairs firm in Washington, DC. He is the founder and chairman of the Latino Leaders Network, a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing Leaders
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Picture Book Honored with Inaugural Award

HOUSTON, TX February, 2018—Jorge Argueta’s new trilingual picture book, Agua, Agüita / Water, Little Water, is the winner of the inaugural Campoy-Ada Award in Children’s Poetry given by the Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua Española. The Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua
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Author on the Airwaves: José B. González

Arte Público Press Author José B. González featured on Houston Public Media Houston Public Media radio host Eric Ladau interviewed Chacón for its website’s “Arte Público Press Authors” feature, and along with the transcript, their conversation is available to
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Eduardo Espina

EDUARDO ESPINA is one of the most original and influential contemporary Latin American poets. He was born in Montevideo, Uruguay. In 1980 he was the first Uruguayan writer invited to participate in the prestigious International Writing Program at the University of Iowa. He has
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Robert Trujillo

ROBERT TRUJILLO wrote, illustrated and self-published his own story, Furqan’s First Flat Top. He also illustrated A Bean and Cheese Taco Birthday/ Un cumpleaños con tacos de frijoles con queso (Piñata Books, 2015). He was born and raised in Oakland, California, where he continues
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Robert Casilla

ROBERT CASILLA was born in Jersey City, New Jersey, to parents from Puerto Rico. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. He has illustrated many multicultural children’s books, including The Little Painter of Sabana Grande
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