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Marion Oettinger, Jr

Marion Oettinger, Jr is the author of Folk Treasures of Mexico: The Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection (Arte Público Press, 2010).  Oettinger is the Betty and Bob Kelso Director of the San Antonio Museum of Art and is a cultural anthropologist specializing in Latin America.
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Author of the Month: Dr. Gloria Velasquez

KUHF host Eric Ladau recently interviewed Dr. Gloria Velasquez for its website’s “Arte Público Press Author of the Month” feature. Along with the transcript, their conversation is available to listeners through on-demand audio streaming here.  “Velasquez has
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Oksana Kemarskaya

OKSANA KEMARSKAYA, a native of Ukraine, has illustrated numerous books for children, including The Patchwork Garden / Pedacitos de huerto (2013), Planet Earth Projects (2011), The Legend of the Vampire (2012) and The Secret Lives of Plants! (2012). She lives and works in Canada.
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Nicolás Kanellos

NICOLÁS KANELLOS is the Brown Foundation professor of Hispanic Studies at the University of Houston and founder-director of Arte Público Press, the most accomplished publisher of U.S. Hispanic literature. He is a fellow of the Ford, Lilly and Gulbenkian Foundations and of the
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Tina Juárez

TINA JUÁREZ is the award-winning author of two historical novels, Call No Man Master (1995) and South Wind Come (1998), both from Arte Público Press. Call No Man Master is the recipient of the Austin Writers League’s Violet Crown Book Award, and was the second place winner in The
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Maurice “Mo” Jourdane

MAURICE “MO” JOURDANE, author of The Struggle for the Health and Legal Protection of Farm Workers: El Cortito(Arte Público Press, 2004), was a young staff attorney of the California Rural Legal Assistance (CRLA) organization that helped to protect farm worker rights
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Elaine Jerome

ELAINE JEROME is the illustrator of The Woodcutter’s Gift / El regalo del leñador (Piñata Books, 2007) and Sundays of Fourth Street / Los domingos en la calle Cuatro (Piñata Books, 2009). She studied at the Academy of Art in San Francisco and currently resides in northern
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Nina Jaffe

NINA JAFFE’s acclaimed retellings of world folklore include The Golden Flower/ La flor de oro: Un mito taíno de Puerto Rico (Arte Público, 1998), Patakin: World Tales of Drums and Drummers (Cricket Books, 2001), and Tales for the Seventh Day: A Collection of Sabbath Stories
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Rice University Hosts Sarah Cortez & COLD BLUE STEEL

  ANNOUNCING A Poetry Reading from COLD BLUE STEEL   by Sarah Cortez November  19, 2013    Please join us at Rice University 6100 Main St. Houston, Texas 77005 Fondern Library, Kyle Morrow Room 6:30 p.m. for a reading & book signing. Books will be available for purchase.
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What the Critics Say…

 “A rich, warm palette and paintings bursting with vegetation–both drawn from Lacámara’s native Cuba–add to the anything-is-possible atmosphere of this charming bilingual story.”–Publishers Weekly on Dalia’s Wondrous Hair / El cabello maravilloso de Dalia
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