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Arturo Hernandez-Sametier

Arturo is a musician and educator who has published widely on issues of gangs and delinquency. "Jimmy Ojotriste" is his third book. Please go to his websites:  —


Esmeralda Piza

Esmeralda is the cover artist for The Music of Jimmy Ojotriste. The front and back covers are original watercolors with acrylic highlights (see the flowers around the soundhole). She works in both paper and digital mediums. In addition, the Phoenix native is also an expert on the mexican botanicals used in curanderismo.


Adilene Ceballos

Matheo Cadena

Matheo has expertise in business development, photography and graphic design. He created the cover for Fun Family Spanish, consults on our web design and provides our photo and digital imaging. He will be the illustrator on the companion children's reader for Fun Family Spanish. 


Aly Isamar Paniagua

Aly is a recent arrival in Phoenix with degrees in fine art and creative writing. She is taking this year to publish a three part children's series as she contemplates an MFA. We are very grateful to have her taking a turn as our current marketing/office liaison, and are looking forward to fostering her first publication. 

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