El Paso library named after award-winning local son

Posted by on Aug 15, 2014 in News Orgullo

El Paso library named after award-winning local son

GritoBlast! — The El Paso City Council voted unanimously in favor of renaming an El Paso library in honor of acclaimed Arte Público author and Ysleta native, Sergio Troncoso. On July 29, the Ysleta Branch Library changed names to the Sergio Troncoso Library. It was built in 1996. Representative Eddie Holguin of District 6 suggested the name change during his last council meeting. “I decided to propose the name change because Troncoso has advocated for literature, so...

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El Paso Library named after Latino author

Posted by on Aug 15, 2014 in News Orgullo

El Paso Library named after Latino author

GritoBlast! — The El Paso City Council voted unanimously in favor of renaming an El Paso library in honor of acclaimed Arte Público author and Ysleta native, Sergio Troncoso. On July 29, the Ysleta Branch Library changed names to the Sergio Troncoso Library. It was built in 1996. Representative Eddie Holguin of District 6 suggested the name change during his last council meeting. “I decided to propose the name change because Troncoso has advocated for literature, so...

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Nation’s largest publisher of U.S. Hispanic authors honored at 16th annual International Latino Book Awards

Posted by on Aug 2, 2014 in News Orgullo

Nation’s largest publisher of U.S. Hispanic authors honored at 16th annual International Latino Book Awards

GritoBlast! — Arte Público Press, nation’s largest and most established publisher of contemporary and recovered literature by U.S. Hispanic authors, was honored at the 16th annual International Latino Book Awards ceremony held during the American Library Association’s annual conference on June 28, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The awards honor literary excellence in a variety of categories and are sponsored by Latino Literacy Now, a non-profit organization that...

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