David Bowles is a Mexican American author from south Texas, where he teaches at the University of Texas Río Grande Valley. He has written several award-winning titles, most notably The Smoking Mirror and They Call Me Güero. His work has also been published in multiple anthologies, plus venues such as The New York Times School Library Journal, Strange Horizons, English Journal, Rattle, Translation Review, and the Journal of Children's Literature. In 2017, David was inducted into the Texas Institute of Letters. In 2020, he co-founded the #DignidadLiteraria movement with Myriam Gurba and Roberto Lovato to combat inequities in publishing.
Netroots Nation participation
- Netroots Nation 2020