Arte Público Press

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Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Translation
Representative Authors: 
Victor Villaseñor, Pat Mora, Diane Gonzales Bertrand, Luis Valdez
Book Types: 
Short story collections, Essay collections, Novel, Memoir, Poetry collections
Formats: 
Paperback, E-book
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Response Time: 
Greater than 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
No
Titles per Year: 
11 to 20
Distributors: 
Arte Público works with commissioned sales reps to sell into the trade; its books are available through all book wholesalers and distributors.

Editorial Focus

Arte Público Press is a non-profit literary publisher based at the University of Houston. It is mission driven, publishing US Hispanic literature, both contemporary and recovered. Its publications (novels, story and essay collections, poetry, and drama) are by Cuban Americans, Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans, Salvadorans, etc.

Tips From the Editor

Be sure to include a cover letter that includes your credentials and the audience for your work.

Contact Information

Marina Tristán, Assistant Director
University of Houston
4902 Gulf Fwy, Bldg 19, Rm 100
Houston, TX 77204-2004
Contact E-mail: 
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Last updated: Jan 09, 2023