Arte Público Press

#BookLoverGiveaway Honors the Love of Reading through mid-March

  Do you remember what made you fall head over heels for your favorite book? What is it about reading that you enjoy the most? Let us know and win a free book during our sweepstakes! Read the guidelines below for more details. We will give away one book (to be chosen from
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Exhibit at the University of Houston Libraries celebrates Arte Público’s contributions!

An exhibit, Encounters and Discoveries in Literature: Celebrating Arte Público Press and Twentieth Century Latina/o Literature, is a retrospective look at the press and its place in the larger context of Latina/o literature in the 20th century. Founded in 1979, Arte Público paved
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Two pillars of Latino lit are re-released!

Arte Público has published updated versions of two classic books in Latino literature! Tomás Rivera’s award-winning novel … y no se lo tragó la tierra / … And the Earth Did Not Devour Him was re-issued September 30, 2015, in a new edition with an updated cover and improved
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Our fall children’s books are here!

Ready for our latest selection of bilingual picture books? From a pair of brothers with different tastes in birthday parties to a loving home and neighborhood to an origin myth about how the Day of the Dead came to be, our fall titles have a little something for everyone! A Bean
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“The Remembering Day” Giveaway in Honor of the #DayoftheDead

In honor of #DayoftheDead, we’re giving away a free copy of acclaimed author Pat Mora’s new bilingual picture book, The Remembering Day / El día de los muertos! Share a photo of how you celebrated the Day of the Dead (i.e. an altar you built, face painting, a written
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Texas Author’s Teen Collection Wins Award!

HOUSTON, TX October 2015— Diane Gonzales Bertrand’s bilingual collection of short stories for teens, There’s a Name for This Feeling: Stories / Hay un nombre para lo que siento: Cuentos, has been named the Middle Grade/Young Adult Discovery Prize Winner in the 2014 Writers’
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Houston Poet Laureate Gwendolyn Zepeda celebrates second poetry collection!

Friday, April 24 7:30-9:30 pm Book Launch and Signing Multicultural Education and Counseling through the Arts 1900 Kane Street, Houston, TX 77007 Author Gwendolyn Zepeda reads from and autographs her new book, Monsters, Zombies and Addicts: Poems. This collection of 62 narrative
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Gear up for Houston’s 4th Annual “¡El día de los niños, el día de los libros!”

Children can go wild with Latino authors, activities and art Houston, March 2015 —  Families are invited to savor the joy of books and reading during a celebration of El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day) on Saturday, April 18, from 1:30-4:30 pm at
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Mexican-American Author Visits the University of Houston

Sergio Troncoso speaks to Cougars about geographic, cultural and intellectual border crossings HOUSTON, March 2015 — Author and El Paso native Sergio Troncoso will speak about his work on Friday, March 27, from 1:00-2:30pm in Room 224-Heights of the Student Center South at the
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Our Tejas Stars Shine Brightly!

Four Piñata Books for Kids Chosen for Tejas Star Reading List HOUSTON, TX February 2015—Four books published as part of Arte Público’s imprint for children and young adults, Piñata Books, were chosen for the 2015-16 Tejas Star Reading List. The Tejas Star Reading List (TSRL) is
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