Artist Kat Fajardo and her graphic novel, Miss Quinces
Patricia Valdovinos, September 02, 2022

Kat Fajardo is an award-winning comic artist who loves making playful art about self-acceptance and Latine culture for young readers. Kat is known for their self-published autobiographical zines such as Gringa! and Bandida.

Author J.M. Miro and and his debut novel, Ordinary Monsters
Daryl M., September 01, 2022

J.M. Miro lives and writes in the Pacific Northwest.

Author David Bowles and his books, Clockwork Curandera and Tales of the Feathered Serpent
Llyr Heller, August 30, 2022

David Bowles is a Mexican American author and translator from south Texas, where he teaches at the University of Texas Río Grande Valley. He has written over two dozen award-winning titles, most notably They Call Me Güero and My Two Border Towns.

Illustrator and writer Mirelle Ortega and her book, Love Sugar Magic
Llyr Heller, August 26, 2022

Mirelle Ortega is a Mexican illustrator and writer for kidlit and Animation based in Los Angeles, CA.

Author Luivette Resto and her latest poetry book, Living on Islands Not Found on Maps
Daryl M., August 25, 2022

Luivette Resto attended Cornell University, where she earned her BA in English Literature and a minor in U.S. Latinx history.

Author Claudia Castro Luna and her book, Cipota Under the Moon
Deborah Spector, August 23, 2022

Claudia Castro Luna served as Washington’s State Poet Laureate (2018 – 2021), is an Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellow, and Seattle’s inaugural Civic Poet (2015-2017).

Author Daniel A. Olivas and his book, How to Date a Flying Mexican: New and Collected Stories
Deborah Spector, August 19, 2022

Daniel A. Olivas is the author of ten books, including How to Date a Flying Mexican: New and Collected Stories (University of Nevada Press), and Crossing the Border: Collected Poems (Pact Press).

Author Liz Michalski and her latest novel, Darling Girl
Daryl M., August 18, 2022

A former reporter and editor, Liz Michalski now crafts articles on human interest, living, and health as a freelance writer.

Author Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo and her book, Posada: Offerings of Witness and Refuge
Deborah Spector, August 16, 2022

Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo is author of Posada: Offerings of Witness and Refuge (Sundress Publications 2016). A former Steinbeck Fellow and Poets & Writers California Writers Exchange winner, most recently, her poem, “Battlegrounds” was featured at and On Being’s Poetry Unbound.

Author Donna Barba Higuera and her books - Lupe Wong Won't Dance, The Last Cuentista and El Cucuy is Scared Too!
Llyr Heller, August 12, 2022

Donna Barba Higuera grew up in a tiny desert town in central California surrounded by agricultural and oil fields. Rather than wrangling dust devils, she’d spend recess squirreled away in the janitor’s closet with a good book.