• January 25, 2022

Tags : Cinco Puntos Press

Cinco Puntos Press turns the page with sale to NY’s

Lee and Bobby Byrd, founders of Cinco Puntos Press, wrote the last chapter in their publisher’s story last weekend, as they announced the sale of the literary assets to Lee & Low Books, a New York-based publisher. While this closed the book on the El Paso-based book icon, the publishing legacy of the Byrds will […]Read More

Troncoso honored with 2020 Kay Cattarulla Award from the Texas

The Texas Institute of Letters has announced 13 recipients of their Annual TIL Literary Awards, and El Paso’s own Sergio Troncoso is one of the honorees. Troncoso was awarded the 2020 Kay Cattarulla Award and $1,000 for the Best Short Story from the Texas Institute of Letters. The story “Rosary on the Border” first appeared in […]Read More

Op-Ed: Frontera Roots

From our offices in El Paso – a fifteen minute walk to the Mexican-American border and la Ciudad Juárez – we’ve been watching the #AmericanDirt brouhaha with bemused but intense interest. For one thing, the controversy certainly authenticates what we’ve been doing for the last thirty-five years—publishing relevant books from Latinx and other communities. These […]Read More

Video – Only in El Paso/Season 5: The Story of

An award-winning, El Paso-based press that’s been lauded throughout the publishing world as innovative, risk taking, and forward thinking. Here Producer and Director Monica Riehl highlights the story of Cinco Puntos Press in one of their most politically-charged publishing choices. Shot on location, in El Paso, Tx., 2019. *** Only in El Paso is a […]Read More

Best-Selling Author Sáenz Set to Read in El Paso December

Mama Bravo’s Book Club and Social Hour will be hosting PEN/Faulkner Award winner Benjamin Alire Sáenz for a reading from his latest collection of poetry, ‘The Last Cigarette on Earth.’ Sáenz will be at Eloise (255 Shadow Mountain Drive) on December 10, 2017, at 10am. This is his first public reading in El Paso since his […]Read More