VAO Publishing

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VAO Publishing is a division of the non-profit Valley Artist Outreach. Our mission is to promote the voices of writers in the Río Grande Valley. To achieve this goal, we are implementing a three-pronged strategy:

* editing an annual anthology of local talent
* publishing a small number of titles by Valley authors each year
* providing creative writing workshops to aspiring local writers

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Along the River: An Anthology of Voices from the Rio Grande Valley
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Price: $4.59 USD. Words: 35,480. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011 by VAO Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
These unique voices combine in a harmony of Mexican and American, of magical and ordinary, of tragedy and triumph. From established writers to emerging talents, the contributors to this volume represent the depth and beauty of a community that is just beginning to make itself heard. Featuring the short story "The Time About the Dog" by Álvaro Rodríguez, co-screenwriter of Machete and Shorts.
The Blue-Spangled Blue
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,610. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010 by VAO Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Once the center of human expansion into distant space, Jitsu was isolated for the better part of a century. Professor Brando D’Angelo accepts a teaching position on the theocratic planet, drawn by the promise of a new life. But his relationship with architect Tenshi Kuroda, leader of a religious reform movement, will thrust him into a terrifying power struggle that will change his life forever.


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