Arte Público Press

Arte Público Authors to Speak at 2014 Texas Book Festival

HOUSTON, TX October 2014— Numerous Arte Público authors are slated to participate in this year’s Texas Book Festival on October 25-26 in Austin, Texas. The festival is a weekend-long celebration of literature, authorship, literacy, and diversity in Texas. Established in
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Gwendolyn Zepeda

GWENDOLYN ZEPEDA was born in Houston, in 1971, to a Chicano father and German/Welsh/Scottish mother. When she was four, her mother was diagnosed with schizophrenia and institutionalized, leaving her father to raise her and her brothers with his extended family in the Sixth Ward,
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Gabriela Baeza Ventura

GABRIELA BAEZA VENTURA is an associate professor of Spanish at the University of Houston. She has translated numerous children’s books, including Dalia’s Wondrous Hair / El cabello maravilloso de Dalia (Arte Público Press, 2014), There’s a Name for this Feeling: Stories / Hay un
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Thelma Muraida

THELMA MURAIDA, an accomplished designer and artist, illustrated Clara and the Curandera / Clara y la curandera (Piñata Books, 2001), My Big Sister / Mi hermana mayor (Piñata Books, 2012) and Cecilia and Miguel are Best Friends / Cecilia y Miguel son mejores amigos (Piñata Books,
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