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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
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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
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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.
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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).
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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
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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).
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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
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Melissa Castillo-Garsow

MELISSA CASTILLO-GARSOW is a Mexican- American writer, journalist, and scholar currently completing a PhD in American Studies and African American Studies at Yale University. A lover of all forms of writing, Melissa’s short stories and poetry have been published or are
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Gladys E. Barbieri

GLADYS E. BARBIERI is a first-grade teacher in Los Angeles, California. The daughter of a Salvadoran mother and a Nicaraguan father, she understands the challenges immigrant children face as they become bilingual and bicultural. She received her B.A. in Communications from the
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Luis Alberto Ambroggio

LUIS ALBERTO AMBROGGIO, an internationally known Hispanic-American writer and poet born in Argentina, has resided in the Washington, DC area since 1967. He is the author of twenty collections of poetry, essays, short stories published in Argentina, Costa Rica, Spain, and the
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