El bosque iluminado: Winner of two ILBA Awards / Ganador de dos premios ILBA

El bosque iluminado: Winner of two ILBA Awards / Ganador de dos premios ILBA

Exit Studio Publishing, continuing its history of excellence, is proud to announce Edwin Fontánez AWA was awarded two awards for his newest illustrated novel El bosque iluminado. The book was given First Place for Best Cover Design and Second Place for Best Young Adult Novel in Spanish. The International Latino Book Awards ceremony took place …

Galardonado autor e ilustrador puertorriqueño Edwin Fontánez nominado a 2 premios por su primera novela ilustrada, "El bosque iluminado"

Galardonado autor e ilustrador puertorriqueño Edwin Fontánez nominado a 2 premios por su primera novela ilustrada, “El bosque iluminado”

El bosque iluminado, la original novela ilustrada del escritor puertorriqueño Edwin Fontánez, acaba de ser seleccionada en 2 categorías: Mejor Libro de Ficción para Jóvenes Adultos en español y Mejor Diseño de Portada al Premio Internacional del Libro Latino 2017 (International Latino Book Awards). La edición original de su novela, The Illuminated Forest, fue tambien …

Double ILBA Nominations for "El bosque iluminado"

Double ILBA Nominations for “El bosque iluminado”

Exit Studio is proud to announce that El bosque iluminado (the Spanish edition of The Illuminated Forest) has received two nominations for the 2017 International Latino Book Awards: Best Young Adult Novel (Spanish) and Best Cover Design. The awards will be presented in Los Angeles, CA on September 9, 2017. In conjunction with the awards, …

What makes a story stand out?

What makes a story stand out?

There are the gimmicks and there are the ones with heart. Sometimes one overpowers the other. For me there has always been only one choice. I always go for the heart. This has not been an arbitrary or strategic decision, but one that I have arrived at naturally throughout my career/adventure/writing life. Unabashedly I will …

KC Family Day: Con las Puertas Abiertas

KC Family Day: Con las Puertas Abiertas

On October 1, Exit Studio joined “KC Family Day: Con las Puertas Abiertas,” a joyous event at the Kennedy Center dedicated to entertaining both parents and children with Latino music, performances, crafts, and art-making. Edwin Fontánez hosted a poetry writing workshop that was a verifiable hit with aspiring poets and adults alike. It was so great …

Reflexiones de una noticia “iluminada”…

Reflexiones de una noticia “iluminada”…

Ya ha pasado bastante tiempo desde mi último mensaje, aunque no tenga otra explicación de que el pasado año ha sido dedicado a la promoción de mi más reciente novela The Illuminated Forest y los consecuentes retos que conllevan dicha responsabilidad. Aunque excitante y a veces hasta divertido, la promoción de un libro es siempre …

Meet Edwin Fontanez

Edwin Fontánez Reading/Signing at Festival de la Palabra NYC

Come meet author and illustrator Edwin Fontánez (On This Beautiful Island/En esta hermosa isla) at the Festival de la Palabra Children’s Book Festival from 12-5 p.m. on Sun., Oct. 26, 2014. He will read from his books and books will be available for purchase. El Museo del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Ave., New York, NY Free …

Conozca a las Co-Autoras de “Camila quiere escribir”

Conozca a las Co-Autoras de “Camila quiere escribir”

Matilde García-Arroyo e Hilda E. Quintana son las co-autoras con Edwin Fontánez del libro de Exit Studio “Camila quiere escribir” la historia de una niña quien busca la inspiracion para convertirse en una escritora. Recientemente, Exit Studio condujo una conversacion con ellas sobre su pasion por escribir y promover la literatura a temprana edad. ¿Dónde …

Sirenita

Spanish Children’s Poetry Online

Exit Studio was pleased to discover a great website for Spanish-language children’s poetry. Called Los Bloguitos (“Little Bloggers”), it posts original poetry for kids often accompanied by illustrations. The site graciously has posted a poem from Edwin Fontánez’s book of poetry Hadas, sirenas y sapos, called “Sirenita.”

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