Cinco Puntos is exhibiting at the American Library Association's Annual Convention in Washington, D.C. from June 25-28. If you are attending, please stop by the Cinco Puntos booth (#2833) to visit with authors Joe Hayes and Benjamin Alire Sáenz, artist Christopher Cardinale, and to nibble on a cookie from our favorite El Paso bakery, Gussie's Tamales. (A mouth-watering sampling of these cookies is pictured at the left.)
Signings and Happenings at the Cinco Puntos booth:
LA Times Book Prize finalist Benjamin Alire Sáenz signs on Friday from 5:30 to 7 in the afternoon.
Bluebonnett Award winning author Joe Hayes signs on Saturday from 1 to 4 in the afternoon.
Cookies! Cinco Puntos celebrates its twenty-fifth anniversary this year, a milestone we surely never would have seen without the support of many wonderful people along the way. To honor their help, we're passing out delicious Mexican cookies at 4 in the afternoon on Sunday.
Benjamin Alire Sáenz reads at Many Voices, One Nation from 7:30 to 10:30 on Friday evening. Free. Location: Renaissance Washington -Congressional Hall A/B.
Joe Hayes performs his stories at Stories for a Saturday Evening from 8 to 10 pm on Saturday evening. Free. Location: Washington Convention Center -144A-C.
Benjamin Alire Sáenz participates in the YA Coffee Klatch on Sunday at 9 in the morning. This is a ticketed event. Arrive at 8:45 if you want a ticket. This is a ticketed event. Location: Room 207 AB.