Arte Público Press

Author on the Airwaves: Mickey Ibarra

Ibarra chosen as June 2017’s “Author of the Month” on Houston Public Media Houston Public Media radio host Eric Ladau interviewed Ibarra for its website’s “Arte Público Press Author of the Month” feature, and along with the transcript, their
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Acclaimed Author’s Newest Mystery Shines!

HOUSTON, TX June 2017— René Saldaña, Jr.’s bilingual “flip” book for intermediate readers, A Mystery Bigger than Big / Un misterio más grande que grandísimo, was selected for inclusion in the 2017-2018 Tejas Star Reading List. The Tejas Star Reading List (TSRL) is developed to
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Authors on the Airwaves: Larissa Mercado-López

Mercado-López chosen as May 2017’s “Author of the Month” on Houston Public Media Houston Public Media radio host Eric Ladau interviewed Mercado-López for its website’s “Arte Público Press Author of the Month” feature, and along with the
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Novel Lights Up Luminarias List!

HOUSTON, TX May 2017—Lydia Gil’s bilingual “flip” book for intermediate readers, Letters from Heaven / Cartas del cielo, was chosen for inclusion in the Dallas ISD’s 2016-2017 Luminarias List. A group of Dallas Independent School District librarians created the list in 2006 as a
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Local author launches new memoir!

On Thursday, May 4, Hipólito Acosta launched his newest memoir, Deep in the Shadows, at the Post Oak Grill in Houston, Texas. In his latest book, Acosta recounts his often-dangerous exploits as a law enforcement agent over more than 30 years, which frequently included going
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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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