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August Arte Público Press Author of the Month: Xavier Garza

Duendes, chupacabras, brujas and other fearsome creatures from Mexican-American lore emerge from the darkness in these stories by teacher and author Xavier Garza.

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This month’s Arte Público Press featured author is Xavier Garza whose new bilingual illustrated collection is titled The Donkey Lady Fights La Llorona and Other Stories/La Señora Asno se efrenta a  La  Llorona y otros cuentos.  Houston Public Media’s Eric Ladau spoke with Garza.

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Eric Ladau


NightClassics host and Station Tour Coordinator Eric Ladau graduated from Illinois State University in 1979 with a Bachelor's degree in Mass Communication. While in college, he worked at KFJM in Grand Forks North Dakota and WGLT in Bloomington, Illinois. He hosted jazz, classical, folk and blues music programs and even...

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