Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Call for Submissions

A call for Submissions:

MOTHERSHIP: Tales from Afrofuturism and Beyond

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

SLHW to host Literary Agent in April


On Saturday April 20 the Society of Latino and Hispanic Writers will host its first Literary Agent ever – LETICIA GOMEZ!

The event will be held at Viva Bookstore located at 8407 Broadway in San Antonio at 9:30am. We still don’t know the admission price but will inform you as soon as we have it.

Ms. Gomez is the owner of Savvy Literary Services a start-up full-service literary agency that specializes in the Latino book market. The prime directive of her agency is to offer professional literary representation to Latino and other minority writers.

*Some of the things she will speak about are:
*Types of projects/genres interested in representing
*Preferred method of initial contact and what to submit for fiction and non-fiction
*What exactly does a literary agent do? –
*How much does a literary agent get paid and when?
*Writing and selling Fiction vs. Nonfiction:

As a non-published author
As a published author

*Advances vs Royalties:
*Why will it take so long for my book to come out? : Explanation of the editorial process which takes 12 to 18 months after the contract has been signed.
*Overview of types of publishers

And much more!

We will provide more information as we get near the date.


Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Book Review: No Silent NIght

I hope you enjoy this book review which appeared in the San Antonio Express-News on Sunday.

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Reyna Grande--National Book Critics' Circle Award Nominee

Author Reyna Grande's book "The Distance Between Us" is a finalist for the National Book Critic's Circle Award. Winners will be announced in February. Congratulations Reyna! Read her newsletter in the link below. Thanks to Rebeca Gómez Galindo for providing us with this information.

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Book Review: Dog Company

I hope you enjoy this book review which recently appeared in the San Antonio Express-News:

Dog Company

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Monday, January 07, 2013

Aignos Publishing Seeks Co-Editor

The following post is from Jonathan Marcantoni:

I am looking for a Co-Editor in Chief for Aignos Publishing to assist with the release of our books. The person must live in the San Antonio area. For more info on our company, check out our website  If interested in learning more about the position, please contact me at