PUBLIC Virtual Gathering: Zen and the Art of Writing in America with Pablo Cartaya2020-06-01T19:25:20-04:00
Monday, June 1 @ 7pm  – Zoom link, click here

Pablo Cartaya (Series Creator and Host)

Pablo Cartaya is an award-winning author whose books have been reviewed by The New York Times, featured in The Washington Post, received starred reviews from Kirkus, Booklist, Publishers Weekly, and School Library Journal, and featured on many Best Books of the Year and state award lists. He Is the author of the critically acclaimed middle-grade novels The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora (a 2018 Pura Belpre Honor Book) and Marcus Vega Doesn’t Speak Spanish (currently in development as a feature film adaptation). His most recent novel, Each Tiny Spark, was honored with the 2020 Schneider Family Book Award for its portrayal of the disability experience and published by the Kokila Penguin Random House Imprint, which focuses on publishing diverse books for children and young adults. Pablo is proudly bilingual en español y ingles. Pablo is the founder and former director of the Escribe Aqui/Write Here program at The Betsy Hotel. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter at @phcartaya (

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