Poem in Bearing the Mask

My poem “Potter at Chaco” will be appearing in the anthology Bearing the Mask: Southwestern Persona Poems, edited by Scott Wiggerman and Cindy Huyser, coming soon from Dos Gatos Press.  

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GHOSTS available for pre-order

Ghosts of the Rio Grande Valley is now available for pre-order! Part of the Haunted America series from The History Press, my latest book features seventeen harrowing hauntings from deep South Texas, each accompanied by illustrations by José Meléndez and photographs by Alexis Tran. Here’s the description: Tradition meets tragedy…

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Poem in Imaniman anthology

My poem “Braided Soul” will appear in IMANIMAN: Poets Reflect on Transformative & Transgressive Borders Through Gloria Anzaldúa’s Work, edited by Ire’ne Lara Silva and Dan Vera, coming November 2016 from Aunt Lute Books.  

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A Kingdom Beneath the Waves now available

On April 19th, Garza Twins #2 officially hit shelves. Be sure to pick up a hardcover or ebook from your preferred purveyor of literature!  

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Preorder Garza Twins #2

IFWG Publishing is now accepting preorders for A Kingdom Beneath the Waves in both hardcover and ebook format. There is also a great deal on books 1 and 2 in hardcover, which can be ordered as a bundle for the low price of just $29.99!  

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La Bloga Profiles My Work

Just in time for my birthday, Rudy Ch. García over at La Bloga has posted a lovely overview of my work. Give it a read! A Chicano novelist and his literary works  

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Garza Twins Giveaway

If you have a Goodreads account, you can now enter for a chance to win a copy of A Kingdom Beneath the Waves, the upcoming sequel to the Pura Belpré Honor Book The Smoking Mirror. Goodreads Book Giveaway A Kingdom Beneath the Waves by David Bowles Giveaway ends April 02,…

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Translations to appear in Asymptote

I was pleased to learn that my translations of songs V and VI of the Aztec codex Cantares Mexicanos will be published in an upcoming number of the journal Asymptote.    

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Cover Reveal for A Kingdom Beneath the Waves

IFWG Publishing just dropped the cover of Garza Twins Book Two on their website. Kudos to Charlene for her incredible work on this.  

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2015 Appearances

Here’s a list of most of my appearances during 2015   March 4, 2015—Presenting as part of a panel called “Writing and Publishing from El Valle” hosted by Professor Amy Cummins as part of FESTIBA (Festival of International Books and Arts). ARHU 244, University of Texas Pan American, Edinburg, Texas.…

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