Arte Público Press

James Luna

JAMES LUNA is an elementary school teacher in Riverside, California. He has written two bilingual picture books for children, The Place Where You Live / El lugar donde vives (Piñata Books, 2015), and The Runaway Piggy / El cochinito fugitivo (Piñata Books, 2010), which was named
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Javier Huerta

JAVIER O. HUERTA’s numerous research interests can be reduced to one: feet.  His academic foot fetish deals both with feet of the metrical variety found in the verse of the British Romantics and with feet of the mobile variety attached to millions of undocumented immigrants in
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William Luis

WILLIAM LUIS  is the Chancellor’s Professor of Spanish at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, and is the editor of Looking Out, Looking In: Anthology of Latino Poetry (Arte Público Press, 2013), a comprehensive volume of Latino poetry from the mid-twentieth
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Virginia Sánchez-Korrol

VIRGINIA SÁNCHEZ-KORROL is interested in Puerto Ricans and Latinas in the United States, and writes about the history of women, family and ethnicity in New York City. Her published works include From Colonia to Community: The History of Puerto Ricans in New York City (University
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Lilia García

LILIA GARCÍA was born and raised in the Rio Grande Valley in South Texas. She has always loved working with children and knew she would become a bilingual teacher. She received her BS in Interdisciplinary Studies and was certified as a Bilingual Generalist (EC-4th) at Texas State
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Alidis Vicente

ALIDIS VICENTE, a stay-at-home mother from New Jersey, has the role in everyday life of mom, wife and household manager. She is also the author of one bilingual book for intermediate readers in the Mister Malo series, The Shameless Shenanigans of Mister Malo / Las terribles
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Sergio Elizondo

SERGIO ELIZONDO (1941-2014) was professor emeritus at San Diego State University and the author of Muerte en una estrella / Shooting Star (Arte Público Press, 2014). He received his BA in Social Studies from Findlay College and earned his MA and Ph.D. in Romance Languages from
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Laura Lacámara

A Cuban-born artist and author, LAURA LACAMÁRA’s family moved to the U.S. when she was a baby and lived in Washington, D.C. until she was five. After moving to Puerto Rico and living there for a year, her family moved to back to the U.S., this time to California, where she
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Shawn Costello

SHAWN COSTELLO lives and paints in Maryland and Downeast Maine. Illustrations, portraiture and landscape painting are all on her easel at different times. Her work has appeared in Cricket and Spider magazines, and her illustrated books include Mommy Far, Mommy Near (Albert
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#NativeAmericanHeritageMonth at APP!

In honor of #NativeAmericanHeritageMonth, we’re giving away copies of Little Crow to the Rescue and Song of the Hummingbird! Read the guidelines below to learn how you could be entered to win a copy of one of these books. We’ll be giving away one copy of each book on
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