San Antonio Book Festival

Tag: fiction

Janelle Monáe

  • April 27, 2022
Janelle Monáe is widely celebrated as an American singer/songwriter, actress, producer, fashion icon, and futurist whose globally successful career spans over a decade. With her highly theatrical and stylized concept albums, she has garnered eight Grammy nominations and has developed her own label imprint, Wondaland Arts Society. Monáe has also earned great success as an...
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Sergio Troncoso

  • April 25, 2022
Sergio Troncoso is the author of Nobodys Pilgrims, an adventure story about three teenagers, Turi, Molly, and Arnulfo, on the run from evil and unwittingly carrying even a greater menace in their stolen truck. Troncoso also wrote A Peculiar Kind of Immigrants Son and edited Nepantla Familias: An Anthology of Mexican American Literature on Families...
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Amanda Eyre Ward

  • April 5, 2022
Amanda Eyre Ward is The New York Times bestselling author of nine novels and one work of nonfiction. She writes for The New York Times, Travel & Leisure, Texas Monthly, and others. Amanda’s work has been optioned for film and television and translated into fifteen languages. The Lifeguards: A Novel is her latest book. Amanda...
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Jonny Garza Villa

  • March 21, 2022
Jonny Garza Villa is a product of the Great State of Texas; a Sagittarius sun, Capricorn everything else; and an author of contemporary young adult literature inspired by their own Tejane & Chicane and queer identities. Their work includes Fifteen Hundred Miles from the Sun, a Pura Belpré Honor Book and Finalist for the Texas...
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Yohanca Delgado

  • March 20, 2022
Yohanca Delgado was born in New York to parents from Cuba and the Dominican Republic. Her recent writing appears in The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2021, The Paris Review, New York Times Magazine, and TIME magazine. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from American University and is a graduate of the Clarion...
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Don Tate

  • March 18, 2022
Don Tate is the illustrator of numerous critically acclaimed books for children, including Roto and Roy: Helicopter Heroes (Little Brown, 2022) and Swish! The Slam-Dunking, Alley-Ooping, High-Flying Harlem Globetrotters (Little Brown, 2020). He is the author of William Still and His Freedom Stories: The Father of the Underground Railroad (Peachtree, 2020); and Strong As Sandow:...
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Torrey Peters

  • March 18, 2022
Torrey Peters is the author of the novel Detransition, Baby, published by One World, which won the 2021 PEN/Hemingway award for debut fiction. It was also a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Awards, a finalist for the Brooklyn Public Library Award, and was longlisted for the Womens Prize for Fiction. The novel is...
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Wondra Chang

  • March 18, 2022
Wondra Chang was born in South Korea and has lived in the U.S. since 1970. Her writing discipline began at age 10, writing five short stories a day under the tutelage of a writing teacher. She won first place in a province-wide in-person writing competition. Her short story was published in Daejon Ilbo, the daily...
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Xavier Garza

  • March 18, 2022
Born and raised in the Rio Grande Valley, author and lucha libre aficionado Xavier Garza is a prolific and enthusiastic author, artist, and storyteller whose work focuses primarily on his experiences growing up in the small border town of Rio Grande City and is a lively documentation of the dreams, superstitions, and heroes in the...
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Vauhini Vara

  • March 18, 2022
Vauhini Vara is the author of The Immortal King Rao, an American Booksellers Association Indies Introduce selection, which was named a most-anticipated book at New York Magazine, The Observer, The Times of India, Lithub, The Millions, Electric Literature, and elsewhere. She is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and her fiction has won an...
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William Jack Sibley

  • March 18, 2022
A fifth generation Texan, Sibleys work has spanned from writing dialogue for televisions Guiding Light to serving as a contributing editor at Andy Warhols Interview Magazine to plays produced off-Broadway and regionally. Author of a dozen screenplays, 10 stage plays, three novels, one newspaper column, and a freelance journalist, his newest novel, Here We Go:...
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Ursula Villarreal-Moura

  • March 18, 2022
Ursula Villarreal-Moura is the author of Math for the Self-Crippling, selected by Zinzi Clemmons as the Gold Line Press fiction contest winner, and Like Happiness (forthcoming with Celadon Books). Her writing has been nominated for Best of the Net, Best Small Fictions, a Pushcart Prize, and longlisted for Best American Short Stories 2015. Math for the Self-Crippling is her first book.  
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