Publishing update on The Smoking Mirror

IFWG has announced their publishing schedule for 2015, and my upcoming YA fantasy novel The Smoking Mirror is set for release in the second quarter of the year. See specifics and learn of other titles at http://ifwgpublishing.com/forthcoming-titles/  

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Summer Prelude

THE CREEPYPASTA CLUB 1. Summer Prelude The heat of early September had been tempered by clouds streaming off the Gulf of Mexico, across the coastal plains, and up into the Hill Country. Children had been playing all Saturday in a lush green park on San Antonio’s northernmost edge, joyful at…

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The Smoking Mirror to be published in 2015

The international small press IFWG Publishing, which specializes in speculative and children’s fiction, has picked up my YA fantasy novel The Smoking Mirror for publication in 2015.  

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Strange Texas Tales That Never Die

In September of 2014, Overlooked Books released a series of illustrated, bilingual readers for young people. Titled Strange Texas Tales That Must Not Die, the series features twelve tales that I have penned: The Black Dog of Driscoll The Devil at the Disco The Hitchhiker of Highway 281 Storyteller A Mermaid in…

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Cover for Shattering and Bricolage

Here is the cover of Shattering and Bricolage, my first collection of original poetry, out June 20 from Ink Brush Press.    

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Creature Feature

Starting September 5, 2013, and running through Halloween, The Monitor printed a nine-part series entitled “Creature Feature.” Published each Thursday, this column featured my retellings of creepy tales of ghosts, ghouls and cucuys from deep South Texas, with illustrations by a variety of local artists. On December 10, 2013, an…

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Along the River III Published January 20

The third volume in the Along the River series will be out January 20. Subtitled Dark Voices from the Rio Grande, the book features the writing of established authors like screenwriter Álvaro Rodríguez as well as amazing up-and-coming artists from south Texas. Artwork by José Meléndez, edited by yours truly. ¡Cómprenlo!  

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Creature Feature: 13 Frightening Folktales

On December 10th, AIM Media Texas released Creature Feature: 13 Frightening Folktales of the Río Grande Valley. This eBook collects the nine stories published in The Monitor this past September and October, plus an additional four tales I crafted especially for the volume. Featuring a baker’s dozen of fantastic illustrations from several amazing…

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Stories That Must Not Die

Originally a native of Quebec, Juan Sauvageau came to the US to pursue his post-graduate studies. He earned an MA in Education and a Ph.D. in Romance Languages and went on to teach at universities in Mexico, France, Spain, Texas and Idaho. Sauvageau was deeply attracted to Mexican folklore and culture. In the late 70s he spent three years going…

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Along the River 2

I have edited an anthology of local writers titled Along the River 2: More Voices from the Rio Grande. It’s coming out November 17. Here’s the cover:    

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