Author(s): Isabel Quintero; Zeke Peña (Illustrator)
Award-winning YA author Quintero and artist Pe-a deliver a symbolic, poetic, and deeply personal profile in the first graphic biography of iconic Mexican photographer Graciela Iturbide.
Isabel Quintero lives and writes in the Inland Empire of Southern California, where she was born and raised. She received her BA in English and MA in English Composition from California State University, San Bernardino. Her first novel, "Gabi, A Girl in Pieces", was one of School Library Journal and Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2014, and won the American Library Association's William C. Morris Award prize for a debut young-adult novel. Her second book, "Ugly Cat & Pablo" (Scholastic), was published in April 2017, to much acclaim. Zeke Pena is a cartoonist, an illustrator, and a painter. He was born in southern New Mexico and grew up on the US-Mexico border in El Paso, Texas. His illustrations have appeared on album and book covers, in editorials and comics, and as graphics for community organizing. His work has been exhibited at the National Museum of Mexican Art (Chicago), Albuquerque Hispanic Cultural Center, Houston Center of Photography, MACLA (San Jose), Loisaida Center (New York), El Paso Museum of Art, and Museo de Arte Ciudad Juarez, as well as galleries in the US and Mexico.