Arte Público Press

LibroFEST celebrates Latino culture

Latino Lit for All Ages! Houston, September 29—Arte Público Press authors will be featured in the 7th Annual Houston LibroFEST, a festival celebrating Latino literature and culture, on Saturday, September 29, 2018, from 12 – 3pm at the Barbara Bush Literacy Plaza at Houston
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Resources on Bullying

Pacer’s National Bullying Prevention Center “PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center actively leads social change to prevent childhood bullying, so that all youth are safe and supported in their schools, communities and online. PACER provides innovative resources for
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Latino Leaders Inspire Houstonians!

Houston, September 6, 2018 — The Honorable Mickey Ibarra, the Honorable Leticia Van de Putte and Lionel Sosa will speak on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, from 6 – 7:30 pm at Talento Bilingüe de Houston (333 S Jensen Dr, 77003). They will read from the collection of essays, Latino
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Democracy and the Next American Economy: Where Prosperity Meets Justice

Democracy and the Next American Economy: Where Prosperity Meets Justice is a research and public engagement project that seeks to surface new actionable ideas for reinvigorating American democracy and prosperity sharing in the 21st century. Virtual Discussion Series As a part of
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Author on the Airwaves: Jasminne Méndez

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