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Author on the Airwaves: Kathleen Contreras

Arte Público Press Author Kathleen Contreras featured on Houston Public Media Houston Public Media radio host Eric Ladau interviewed Contreras for its website’s “Arte Público Press Authors” feature, and along with the transcript, their conversation is available
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Kathleen Contreras

KATHLEEN CONTRERAS is a bilingual educator and author of three other children’s books that highlight her Mexican roots: Pan Dulce (Scholastic, 1995), Braids / Trencitas (Lectorum, 2009) and Sweet Memories / Dulces recuerdos (Lectorum, 2014). She lives and works in Ventura,
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Author on the Airwaves: Alicia Gaspar de Alba

Arte Público Press Author Alicia Gaspar de Alba featured on Houston Public Media Houston Public Media radio host Eric Ladau interviewed Gaspar de Alba for its website’s “Arte Público Press Authors” feature, and along with the transcript, their conversation is
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And the International Latino Book Award Goes To…

HOUSTON, TX June 2018—José B. González’ moving collection of narrative poems, When Love Was Reels, was named a finalist in Best Poetry Book category of the 20th annual International Latino Book Awards sponsored by Latino Literacy Now, a non-profit organization that supports and
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Bilingual Picture Book Honored!

HOUSTON, TX June 2018—Juan Guerra’s bilingual picture book, The Little Doctor / El doctorcito, illustrated by Victoria Castillo, has been named a 2018 Américas Award Commended Title. The Américas Award is given in recognition of US works of fiction, poetry, folklore, or selected
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Calling All Latino Authors…

New Children’s Book Award Celebrates Latino Talent Houston, TX—Arte Público Press is now accepting children’s book manuscripts to be considered for the inaugural Salinas de Alba Award for Latino Children’s Literature.  The award seeks to address the need for more culturally
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Two Exceptional Piñata Books Are on a Roll!

HOUSTON, TX June, 2018—Evangelina Takes Flight  by Diana J. Noble and Agua, Agüita / Water, Little Water by Jorge Argueta with illustrations by Felipe Ugalde Alcántara are recipients of the Skipping Stones Honor Award from Skipping Stones: An International Multicultural Magazine.
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John Rechy

JOHN RECHY is the author of seventeen books, including The New York Times best-sellers City of Night and Numbers, the Los Angeles Times best-sellers The Coming of the Night, The Life and Adventures of Lyle Clemens and The Sexual Outlaw (all from Grove Press). He is the recipient
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Author on the Airwaves: John Rechy

Arte Público Press Author John Rechy featured on Houston Public Media Houston Public Media radio host Eric Ladau interviewed Rechy for its website’s “Arte Público Press Authors” feature, and along with the transcript, their conversation is available to listeners
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Author’s Debut for Children Named Paterson Prize Honor Book!

HOUSTON, TX May 2018—Larissa Mercado-López’s bilingual picture book, Esteban de Luna, Baby Rescuer! / Esteban de Luna, ¡rescatador de bebés!, has been recognized as an Honor Book in the 2018 Paterson Prize for Book for Young People. Books published for children and young adults
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