Arte Público Press

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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Debut Author’s Novel Soars!

HOUSTON, TX May 2018—Diana J. Noble’s historical novel for teens, Evangelina Takes Flight, was selected for inclusion in the Texas Library Association’s 2018-2019 Spirit of Texas Reading List. The Spirit of Texas Reading Program-Middle School is a recommended reading list
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Book Featuring Young Puerto Rican Detective Shines!

HOUSTON, TX May 2018—Alidis Vicente’s bilingual “flip” book for intermediate readers, The Case of the Three Kings / El caso de los Reyes Magos, was selected for inclusion in the 2018-2019 Tejas Star Reading List. The Tejas Star Reading List (TSRL) is developed to encourage
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Jasminne Méndez

JASMINNE MÉNDEZ is a poet, educator, performer and award-winning author. She is a Macondo and Canto Mundo Fellow, as well as a Voices of Our Nations Arts (VONA) alumna. Her collection of essays and poetry, Night-Blooming Jasmin(n)e: Personal Essays and Poetry, was published by
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Author Honored With Courage to Act Award

HOUSTON, TX March, 2018—Author Jorge Argueta has been named the recipient of the 2018 Courage to Act Board Award given by the California Association for Bilingual Education. The California Association for Bilingual Education (CABE) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to
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Celebrate Día with 50% off books!

Children’s Day, Book Day / El día de los niños, El día de los libros Celebrate Children’s Day, Book Day / El día de los niños, El día de los libros and link children of all cultures to bookjoy with our special 50% discount off books purchased for Día events! For great
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Houston-Area Youth of Puerto Rican Descent Eligible for Academic Scholarships

The National Puerto Rican Day Parade 2018 Scholarship will expand its program to Houston this year. Four $2,000 scholarships will be given to Houston-area students of Puerto Rican descent between the ages of 17-25; they can be senior high-school students or enrolled full-time in
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Mickey Ibarra

MICKEY IBARRA, a graduate of the University of Utah, is president of the Ibarra Strategy Group, a government relations and public affairs firm in Washington, DC. He is the founder and chairman of the Latino Leaders Network, a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing Leaders
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