Arte Público Press

Celebrate Día with 50% off books!

Celebrate Children’s   Day / Book Day and link children of all cultures  to bookJOY with our special 50% discount off books purchased for Día events! For inexpensive paperback books for children, such as Día founder Pat Mora’s The Desert Is My Mother / El desierto es
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Teen novel awarded the 2017 NACCS Tejas Young Adult Fiction Book Award!

Author Joe Jiménez’s gritty debut novel for young adults, BLOODLINE, has been awarded the 2017 NACCS Tejas Young Adult Fiction Book Award, for recognition as an outstanding work of Young Adult fiction that best represents a significant topic related to the
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Celebrate el Día de los Muertos with THE REMEMBERING DAY!

A popular Latin American holiday, el Día de los Muertos, is on Tuesday-Wednesday, Nov. 1-2, and we’ve got the perfect way to celebrate: Pat Mora’s bilingual picture book, The Remembering Day / El día de los muertos!   With tender illustrations by Robert Casilla
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The Latino Young Men and Boys Forum in Photos

Three acclaimed authors—Luis J. Rodríguez, Javier O. Huerta and Henry A. J. Ramos—spoke at the Latino Young Men and Boys in Search of Justice: A My Brother’s Keeper Forum, which took place Friday, September 30, at the University of Houston-Downtown. Participants explored the
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Latino Authors to Participate in My Brother’s Keeper Forum at UHD

Three acclaimed authors—Luis J. Rodríguez, Javier O. Huerta and Henry A. J. Ramos—will speak at the Latino Young Men and Boys in Search of Justice: A My Brother’s Keeper Forum taking place Friday, September 30, from 8 am – 2 pm at the University of Houston-Downtown. Participants
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Filmmaker’s Fantastical Story Collection Wins 2016 American Book Award!

HOUSTON, TX September 2, 2016—Acclaimed author and filmmaker Jesús Salvador Treviño is the recipient of a 2016 American Book Award for his book of interrelated stories, Return to Arroyo Grande.  Weaving magical realism with issues of loss, memory and identity, Jesús Salvador
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Scholar presents border research at the University of Houston

Tecnológico de Monterrey scholar Dr. Donna Kabalen de Bichara will present her research findings on border women writers, newspapers, identity and immigration at three lectures on the University of Houston campus. All events are free and open to the public.   Border Women
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Author Hipólito Acosta on “The Mimi Geerges Show”

Author Hipólito Acosta was recently interviewed on The Mimi Geerges Show on the topics of immigration, human smuggling and his new book, THE HUNT FOR MAAN SINGH, co-authored with A. J. Irwin (June 2016). See the video below! The Hunt for Maan Singh pulls back the curtain on
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Author on the Airwaves: René Saldaña, Jr.

Saldaña, Jr. chosen as August 2016’s “Author of the Month” on Houston Public Media Houston Public Media radio host Eric Ladau interviewed Saldaña, Jr. for its website’s “Arte Público Press Author of the Month” feature, and along with the
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