Arte Público Press

Picture Book Honored with Inaugural Award

HOUSTON, TX February, 2018—Jorge Argueta’s new trilingual picture book, Agua, Agüita / Water, Little Water, is the winner of the inaugural Campoy-Ada Award in Children’s Poetry given by the Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua Española. The Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua
Read More

Author on the Airwaves: José B. González

Arte Público Press Author José B. González featured on Houston Public Media Houston Public Media radio host Eric Ladau interviewed Chacón for its website’s “Arte Público Press Authors” feature, and along with the transcript, their conversation is available to
Read More

Eduardo Espina

EDUARDO ESPINA is one of the most original and influential contemporary Latin American poets. He was born in Montevideo, Uruguay. In 1980 he was the first Uruguayan writer invited to participate in the prestigious International Writing Program at the University of Iowa. He has
Read More

Robert Trujillo

ROBERT TRUJILLO wrote, illustrated and self-published his own story, Furqan’s First Flat Top. He also illustrated A Bean and Cheese Taco Birthday/ Un cumpleaños con tacos de frijoles con queso (Piñata Books, 2015). He was born and raised in Oakland, California, where he continues
Read More

Robert Casilla

ROBERT CASILLA was born in Jersey City, New Jersey, to parents from Puerto Rico. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. He has illustrated many multicultural children’s books, including The Little Painter of Sabana Grande
Read More

Grace Zuñiga

GRACE ZUÑIGA is the visual art director at Multicultural Education and Counseling through the Arts in Houston, Texas. She is the co-editor of Voices in Concert: In the Spirit of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (Arte Público Press, 2015). Click here to visit Grace Zuñiga’s website.
Read More

Mark Cervenka

MARK CERVENKA is the director of the O’Kane Gallery and an associate professor of art at the University of Houston-Downtown. He is the co-editor of Voices in Concert: In the Spirit of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (Arte Público Press, 2015).
Read More

Carmen Boullosa

CARMEN BOULLOSA is one of Mexico’s leading novelists, poets and playwrights. She is the author of numerous works, including Texas: The Great Theft (Deep Vellum Publishing, 2014), Texas (Alfaguara, 2013), Cuando Mexico se (re)apropia de Texas: Ensayos / When Mexico Recaptures
Read More

María Pérez-Brown

MARÍA PÉREZ-BROWN is the author of Mama: Latina Daughters Celebrate Their Mothers (Harper Collins, 2002), which was published simultaneously in English and Spanish, as well as an editor of Latino Leaders Speak: Personal Stories of Struggle and Triumph (Arte Público Press, 2017).
Read More

Emilio Alberto Sarabia

EMILIO ALBERTO SARABIA was born and raised in Houston, Texas. He graduated from the University of Texas Dental Branch in 1960, served in the U.S. Navy during the Cuban missile crisis, opened his dental practice in Houston in 1962, and retired in 1994. He is the author of Four
Read More