Arte Público Press

Tito Campos

TITO CAMPOS was born and raised in Los Angeles, California.  His father, Leopoldo, left his birthplace of Chihuahua, Mexico in search of a better life.  Tito’s mother, Josefina, was born in El Paso, Texas and her father moved the family to Los Angeles in the 1950’s.  Eventually,
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Dina Bursztyn

DINA BURSZTYN is an artist whose sculptures, drawings and public art have been celebrated worldwide. Her work has been represented extensively in galleries, museums and public spaces around the globe, including in the Dominican Republic, Germany, Japan, Mexico and the United
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Monica Brown

MONICA BROWN, Ph.D. is the author of several bilingual children’s books, including My Name Is Celia: The Life of Celia Cruz / Me llamo Celia: La vida de Celia Cruz (Luna Rising, 2004), which was awarded the Américas Award for Children’s Literature and a Pura Belpré Honor.
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Ethriam Cash Brammer

ETHRIAM CASH BRAMMER is a Chicano writer, born and raised in the border community of El Centro, California. He completed his degree in Literature and Creative Writing at the University of California, San Diego.  While studying at UCSD, Ethriam was fortunate enough to be able to
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Ramón Betancourt

RAMÓN BETANCOURTis the author of Salsipuedes (Arte Público Press, 2003), winner of the 2000 University of California at Irvine’s Chicano/Latino Literary Contest. Betancourt was born in Tijuana, México, and received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He currently
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Diane Gonzales Bertrand

DIANE GONZALES BERTRAND is the author of numerous books for children and young adults. Her books for young children include The Story Circle / El círculo de cuentos (Piñata Books, 2016), A Bean and Cheese Taco Birthday / Un cumpleaños con tacos de frijoles con ques
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Anilú Bernardo

The young girl wanted to disappear when the nun asked her to stand in front of her new American classmates to introduce herself. It was ANILÚ BERNARDO’s first day of school in Flushing, New York. Having recently arrived with her family to this country, Bernardo spoke little
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Mario Bencastro

A native of El Salvador, MARIO BENCASTRO is an award-winning novelist, playwright and painter. He took up the brush and canvas as the first outlet for his artistic expression.  The medium garnered him remarkable success from an early age, with his works gracing the walls of major
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Teresa Armas

TERESA ARMAS authored Remembering Grandma / Recordando a Abuela (Piñata Books, 2003), her first bilingual children’s book. Armas works in the LAUSD as an elementary school assistant principal. She lives in Hacienda Heights, California, with her family. Click here to view Teresa
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Alberto Arcia

ALBERTO ARCIA was born in 1946 in Colón City, on the Caribbean side of Panama.  He attended Colegio San Jose until his 16th birthday when his mother unexpectedly pulled him out of school and transferred him to Cristobal High, in Coco Solo, Canal Zone, so he could lea
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