Coming in October from Down & Out Books: ¡PA'QUE TU LO SEPAS! edited by Angel Luis Colón

 
 
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TAMPA, Fla. - July 31, 2019 - PRLog -- Down & Out Books is pleased to announce that ¡PA'QUE TU LO SEPAS!, an anthology benefiting the people of Puerto Rico and edited by Angel Luis Colón, will be published on October 28, 2019 in trade paperback and ebook formats.

About ¡PA'QUE TU LO SEPAS! …

On September 20th, 2017, Hurricane Maria made landfall on the island of Puerto Rico as a Category 4—a devastatingly powerful storm that left immense suffering in its wake.

The island still hasn't recovered completely; a victim of continued neglect and the continued efforts of many to demean and frame Puerto Ricans as "other" or "lesser" even though they are citizens of the United States.

Net proceeds from ¡Pa'Que Tu Lo Sepas! will benefit The Hispanic Federation: UNIDOS Disaster Relief & Recovery Program to Support Puerto Rico, a program working to help those still affected by the disaster and ensure continued safety in the face of continued weather-related events that can and will happen again.

With a foreword by editor Angel Luis Colón and 11 stories from veteran and newcomer Latinx authors who need to be on your radar, ¡Pa'Que Tu Lo Sepas! is a loud and proud celebration of Latinx writing, joy, trauma, and most of all, love.

Contributors: Chantel Acevedo, Hector Acosta, David Bowles, Hector Duarte Jr., Carmen Jaramillo, Jessica Laine, Richie Narvaez, Christopher Novas, Cina Pelayo, Alex Segura, and Désirée Zamorano.

Meet the editor …

Angel Luis Colón is the Derringer and Anthony Award shortlisted author of Hell Chose Me, the Blacky Jaguar novella series, the Fantine Park novella series, and dozens of short stories that have appeared in web and print publications like Thuglit, Literary Orphans, and Great Jones Street. He also hosts the podcast, the bastard title.

In its ninth year as an independent publisher of award-winning literary and crime fiction, Down & Out Books (https://downandoutbooks.com) is based in Tampa, Florida. For more information about the book, to request a review copy of the book, or to inquire about an interview with the editor, contact info@downandoutbooks.com.

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