As managing editor, I oversee publication and marketing for eBooks and paperbacks. Four of my projects have won national awards from the Independent Book Publishers Association in the USA.
* 2013 winner of Benjamin Franklin Silver Award for Best First Book of Fiction, Independent Book Publishers Association * Top 25 Indie Fiction Books of 2012 - Kirkus Reviews THE IGUANA SPEAKS MY NAME—Kirkus Reviews (starred review) Lush landscapes, enchanted happenings, tangled roots and violence suffuse this beguiling collection of stories set in the highlands of Guatemala. Quince, the narrat... read more
Award-Winning Historical Fiction -- 2014 winner of silver Benjamin Franklin Digital Award from Independent Book Publishers Association in the USA. Two Mexican brothers, Jose Luis and Francisco Salazar, and their families migrate to the U.S. shortly after the U.S. entry into World War II. The story depicts their struggles as they come to grips with a new, often hostile environment. Later, the f... read more
This collection of enchanting folklore, completed in 1996 by master storyteller Roberto Moulun, is based on typical village stories told and retold at backyard gatherings in Central America. In the hands of Moulun they become literary works of art. Nine of these short stories are set in the villages surrounding Lake Atitlan, Guatemala. One story is set in Jaripitio, a distant village in Mexico... read more
This coming-of-age novel with Mexican-American roots and Hollywood ambitions follows eighteen-year-old Val in his determination to search for his long-lost father immediately after graduating high school. The quest to find his American father provides Val an escape from a small West Texas town where life has been difficult because his unwed mother is Mexican, and where he is facing a forced ma... read more
Recipient of the 2015 Silver Award from Independent Book Publishers Association, In the Time of the Jacarandas is the most recent collection of Michael Hogan’s poetry and the only one written entirely from Mexico. Hogan has lived in Guadalajara for the better part of three decades. The poems are in English, but don’t be deceived. They are not written from the perspective of a foreigner, but ra... read more
**2015 Gold Digital Award winner from Independent Book Publishers of America** This is one of the best books available about life for both expat residents and natives in villages and cities across Mexico. What sets it apart from most other books about living in Mexico is that it's a literary collection of short stories and essays, full of insights by contemporary authors who write and live ful... read more
2016 marked the 170th anniversary of the year the United States invaded Mexico and declared war on its neighboring Republic. This new book by a noted Ph.D. historian and professor is one of the best books available about relations between the United States and Mexico before, during, and after that war. It shines new light on reasons for the US invasion, opposition by Abraham Lincoln and other ... read more
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