San Antonio Book Festival

Tag: Adult Author

Elaine Castillo

  • March 5, 2019
Elaine Castillo was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a degree in Comparative Literature. She is a Voices of Our Nation Arts Foundation Fellow, and her writing can be found in Freemans, Lit Hub, The Rumpus, Taste Magazine, Bon Appetit, Electric Literature and...
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Bernice L. McFadden

  • February 10, 2019
Bernice L. McFadden is the author of The Book of Harlan, winner of the 2017 American Book Award and the 2017 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work. This in addition to eight other critically acclaimed novels including Sugar, Loving Donovan, Gathering of Waters (a New York Times Editors Choice and one of the 100 Notable...
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Fernando A. Flores

  • February 7, 2019
Fernando A. Flores was born in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico, and grew up in South Texas. He is the recipient of a 2014 literary award from the Alfredo Cisneros Del Moral Foundation. His writing has appeared in the Bilingual Review, The Texas Observer, Huizache, Bat City Review, and New Border Voices: An Anthology. His latest novel...
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Henry Thomas

  • February 7, 2019
Henry Thomas grew up in Texas and has worked as an actor professionally for most of his life. He has also worked as a musician and a sword fighting instructor. The Window and the Mirror, releasing April 2019, is his first novel.
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Ingrid Rojas Contreras

  • February 7, 2019
Ingrid Rojas Contreras was born and raised in Bogotá, Colombia. Her debut novel, Fruit of the Drunken Tree, was a New York Times editor’s choice. Her essays and short stories have appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Buzzfeed, Nylon, Guernica, and elsewhere. She has received fellowships and awards from The Missouri Review, Bread Loaf...
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Marion Winik

  • February 7, 2019
Longtime All Things Considered commentator Marion Winik is the author of First Comes Love, The Glen Rock Book of the Dead, and seven other books. Her “Bohemian Rhapsody” column at Baltimore Fishbowl has received the Best Column and Best Humorist awards from Baltimore Magazine, and her essays have been published in The New York Times...
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Melissa Febos

  • February 7, 2019
Melissa Febos is the author of the memoir, Whip Smart; What My Mother and I Dont Talk About; and the essay collection, Abandon Me, which was a LAMBDA Literary Award finalist, a Publishing Triangle Award finalist, an Indie Next Pick, and was widely named a Best Book of 2017. Febos is the inaugural winner of...
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Beth Macy

  • February 7, 2019
Beth Macy, author of Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company That Addicted America, has written three New York Times-bestselling books. Her latest book is short-listed for the Carnegie Medal and was described as a masterwork of narrative nonfiction by The New York Times. Photo credit: Josh Meltzer
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Hector A. Garcia

  • February 7, 2019
Dr. Hector Garcia is a clinical psychologist specializing in the treatment of PTSD in combat veterans, and an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. His research focuses on masculine psychology in the aftermath of war, the evolutionary psychology of PTSD, and the interplay...
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David Treuer

  • February 7, 2019
David Treuer is Ojibwe from the Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota. The author of five novels, most recently The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee, Prudence, and two books of nonfiction, he has also written for The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Esquire, Slate, and The Washington Post, among others. He has a Ph.D. in anthropology...
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Katharine Weber

  • February 7, 2019
Katharine Weber is the author of seven books, including Still Life With Monkey, Triangle, Objects in Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear, The Music Lesson, and The Little Women; the last three were New York Times Notable Books. The Washington Post called her novel True Confections succulently inventive; New York Magazine called Triangle a haunting exercise in memory;...
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Octavio Solis

  • February 7, 2019
Author of more than twenty plays, Octavio Solis is considered one of the most prominent Latino playwrights in America. His works have been produced in theatres across the country, including the Center Group Theatre and the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles, South Coast Repertory, the Magic Theatre and the California Shakespeare Theatre in the...
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