TWO Awards from TIL

The Texas Institute of Letters jt announced the winners of its literary prizes. I won both?the MG and YA awards (which is the first time in TIL history that a single author has taken them both).? They Call Me Güero?got the Jean Flynn Award for Best Middle Grade Book Award…

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As Editor or Contributor

Books edited by David Bowles Along the River: An Anthology of Voices from the Río Grande Valley (2011) Along the River 2: More Voices from the Río Grande (2012) Along the River III: Dark Voices from the Río Grande (2014) Donna Hooks Fletcher: Life and Writings (2012) Stories That Mt Not Die…

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GüERO a Walter Honor Book

I am so pleased and humbled to announce that THEY CALL ME GüERO has been selected as an Honor Book in the Young Readers category for the 2019 Walter? ?Dean? ?Myers? ?Awards? ?for? ?Outstanding? ?Children’s? ?Literature! Thanks to We Need Diverse Books and the judges. I have admired the work…

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