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Arte Público Press Author Of The Month: Dr. Raquel M. Ortiz

A girl with a runaway imagination and a mural that comes to life. What could go wrong?



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Dr. Raquel Ortiz
Dr. Raquel M. Ortiz. Photo courtesy of Arte Público Press.

This month’s Arte Público Press featured author is Dr. Raquel M. Ortiz who’s new bilingual illustrated book for children is titled Sofi and the Magic, Musical Mural. More information available at

Houston Public Media’s Eric Ladau spoke with Dr. Ortiz.