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Join us for this unique opportunity to be part of an intimate, LIVE conversation between Silvia Moreno-Garcia and David Bowles (13th Street, The Garza Twins), as they discuss GODS OF JADE AND SHADOW, as well as their shared experiences as speculative writers of Mexican descent. Please register for this FREE event on Eventbrite

About the Authors: 

Mexican by birth, Canadian by inclination. Silvia Moreno-Garcia's debut novel, Signal to Noise, about music and magic, won a Copper Cylinder Award. Her second novel, Certain Dark Things, focused on narco vampires in Mexico City. It was selected as one of NPR's best books of 2016. 

 Gods of Jade and Shadow was the 2020 American Library Association Reading List winner in the Fantasy category, appeared on many year's best lists and won the 2020 Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic. 

David Bowles is a Mexican-American author from Texas. He has written several titles, most notably The Chupacabras of the Rio Grande (with Adam Gidwitz), The Smoking Mirror (Pura Belpré Honor Book), They Call Me Güero (Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children’s Book Award, Claudia Lewis Award for Excellence in Poetry, Pura Belpré Honor Book, Walter Dean Myers Honor Book) and the 13th Street chapter book series (coming July 2020 from HarperCollins). 

Add to My Calendar 2020-10-01 18:30:43 2020-10-01 20:00:43 Gulf Coast Reads! Silvia Moreno-Garcia in Conversation with David Bowles <p>Join us for this unique opportunity to be part of an intimate, LIVE conversation between Silvia Moreno-Garcia and David Bowles (13th&nbsp;Street, The Garza Twins), as they discuss GODS OF JADE AND SHADOW,&nbsp;as well as their shared experiences as&nbsp;speculative writers of Mexican descent. Please register for this FREE event on <a href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gulf-coast-reads-siliva-moreno-garcia-in-conversation-with-david-bowles-tickets-120414963397 ">Eventbrite</a>.&nbsp;</p> <p>About the Authors:&nbsp;</p> <p>Mexican by birth, Canadian by inclination. Silvia Moreno-Garcia's debut novel, Signal to Noise, about music and magic, won a Copper Cylinder Award. Her second novel, Certain Dark Things, focused on&nbsp;narco&nbsp;vampires in Mexico City. It was selected as one of NPR's best books of 2016.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;Gods of Jade and Shadow was the 2020 American Library Association Reading List winner in the Fantasy category, appeared on many year's best lists and won the 2020 Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic.&nbsp;</p> <p>David Bowles is a&nbsp;Mexican-American&nbsp;author from Texas. He has written several titles, most notably The&nbsp;Chupacabras&nbsp;of the Rio Grande (with Adam&nbsp;Gidwitz), The Smoking Mirror (Pura Belpré Honor Book), They Call Me Güero (Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children’s Book Award, Claudia Lewis Award for Excellence in Poetry, Pura Belpré Honor Book, Walter Dean Myers Honor Book) and the 13th Street chapter book series (coming July 2020 from HarperCollins).&nbsp;</p> Administrative Offices [email protected] America/Chicago public

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