Arte Público Press

Author

Anne Vega

  ANNE VEGA is the illustrator of Magda’s Tortillas / Las tortillas de Magda (Piñata Books, 2000), Magda’s Piñata Magic / Magda y la piñata mágica (Piñata Books, 2001), and El torneo de trabalenguas / The Tongue Twister Tournament (Piñata Books, 2016). She lives and works in
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Cissie Coy

CISSIE COY, a novelist and journalist, was a staff writer for WETA, Washington’s public TV station, and AARP. She is the author of several novels for adults, and her work has appeared in numerous publications, including The Washington Post, VISTA, Sesame Street, Parents’ Guide,
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Carolina Villarroel

  CAROLINA VILLARROEL is the Spanish translator for many children’s books, including Alidis Vincente’s bilingual “flip” book, The Shameless Shenanigans of Mister Malo/ Las terribles travesuras de Mister Malo (Piñata Books, 2017). Carolina began at Arte Público
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Eduardo Espina

EDUARDO ESPINA is one of the most original and influential contemporary Latin American poets. He was born in Montevideo, Uruguay. In 1980 he was the first Uruguayan writer invited to participate in the prestigious International Writing Program at the University of Iowa. He has
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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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