Festival Artist/Author/Performer

Isabel Quintero

Author Isabel Quintero

Isabel Quintero is an award-winning writer from the Inland Empire of Southern California. She has authored: Gabi, A Girl in Pieces (Cinco Puntos Press), Ugly Cat and Pablo (Scholastic, Inc.) and Ugly Cat and Pablo and the Missing Brother (Scholastic, Inc.), Photographic: The Life of Graciela Iturbide (Getty Publications), and My Papi Has a Motorcycle (Kokila). Forthcoming from Kokila, Martinez Paranormal Services(MG trilogy), Golden State (YA novel), and Mama’s Panza (Picture Book), as well as a short story in the 2023 Candlewick anthology, Ab(solutely) Normal: Short Stories that Smash Mental Health Stereotypes. Her books have garnered many starred reviews, awards, and have been included in multiple best of lists. When she’s not writing she enjoys hiking, laughing, and cooking with her partner and beautiful child.


Appearing at

Sep 30, 1:00pm
Zine Workshop With Author Isabel Quintero

Book cover for Photographic: The Life of Graciela Iturbide
Photographic: The Life of Graciela Iturbide
Quintero, Isabel

Isabel Quintero's graphic novel biography of Graciela Iturbide will appeal to all ages. Quintero interviewed the 76-year-old photographer whose pioneering work in photographing indigenous cultures is as remarkable as her own life.

Book cover for Mi papi tiene una moto
Mi papi tiene una moto
Quintero, Isabel

Un homenaje al amor entre un padre y su hija, y a un dinámico barrio de inmigrantes. Cuando Daisy Ramona recorre su barrio en motocicleta con su papi, ve a la gente y los lugares que siempre ha conocido. También ve a una comunidad que está cambiando rápidamente a su alrededor. Con brillantes ilustraciones y un texto lleno de sentimiento, Mi papi tiene una moto es un mensaje lleno de amor de una niña a su padre, esforzado trabajador, y a los recuerdos que todos guardamos de nuestro hogar a pesar de los cambios o la distancia.

Book cover for My Papi Has a Motorcylce
My Papi Has a Motorcylce
Quintero, Isabel

 

 



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