Along the River 2

On November 7, VAO Publishing released Along the River 2: More Voices from the Río Grande. Edited by David Bowles and with a cover designed by painter Noé Vela, Along the River features poetry and prose by a host of local talent.

This volume is the second in a series of annual anthologies that provide a forum for the unique vision of regional writers. Proceeds from its sale will be used by Valley Artistic Outreach to continue providing art camps for children and promoting artistic expression throughout the Valley.

Description: Thirty-nine voices mingle like the currents of the great river, flowing into deep narrative resacas and rushing from lyrical reservoirs. Just as the Río Grande wends its way through basins, bosques, deserts, fields—so these poems, stories and essays explore the variegated quiltwork of border culture, streaming somberly through the darkness and coruscating in the light.

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Contributors
Yolanda López
Yaresy Salinas
Vanessa Brown
Valeria Espinoza
Sylvia Pérez
Rossy Lima
Rolando Villafuerte
Robert Paul Moreira
Rob Johnson
Rachel Vela
Nina Medrano
Maria D. Piedra
Minnie Vásquez
Michael Pacheco
Linda Romero
Leopoldo Farías
Kristin Keith
Kathy Trenfield Raines
Katherine Hoerth
Juventino Manzano
Juan González
José Hernández Díaz
Héctor Gómez
G.G. García
Érika Saíd
Erika Garza
Edward Vidaurre
Diana Elizondo
Daniel Tyx
Claudia D. Hernández
Clarrissia Nerio
Christopher Carmona
César de León
Brianda Salinas
Angelo Bowles
Amalia Ortiz
Alejandro Cabada
Alan Oak

Book Details
Paperback: 243 pages
Publishing Date: November 17, 2012
Language: English and Spanish
ISBN-10: 0615723764
ISBN-13: 978-0615723761
Product Dimensions: 5.25 X 8

Book Availability
The anthology will be available through Amazon.com as a trade paperback or an eBook. Additionally, eBook versions will be available through Barnes & Noble and the Apple iBookstore. Along the River 2 will eventually be available for order at most national bookstores. To preview and purchase online, navigate to the book’s Amazon page by clicking here.7

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