- Published: 11/14/13
- IBSN: 346
- Genre: Fiction
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DAVID HALE SMITH is a literary agent based in Dallas, Texas. Along with fourteen Edgar Award nominations, his clients have won the Edgar, Anthony, Agatha, Shamus, Barry, Macavity, Eisner, and Bram Stoker awards, as well as the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. He is the editor of Dallas Noir.
BOBBY BYRD—publisher, poet, and essayist—is the copublisher of Cinco Puntos Press in El Paso, Texas. In 2005, for their work as publishers and for their involvement in the cultural communities of Mexico and the American Southwest, he and his wife Lee Merrill Byrd received the Lannan Fellowship for Cultural Freedom. As a poet Byrd is the recipient of an NEA Fellowship, the D.H. Lawrence Fellowship awarded by the University of New Mexico, and an International Residency Fellowship (NEA/Instituto de Belles Artes de Mexico). His most recent book of poems, White Panties, Dead Friends and Other Bits and Pieces of Love, received the Southwest Book Award (2008). He is the coeditor of Lone Star Noir and is also the coeditor, with his son John William Byrd, of the border nonfiction anthology Puro Border: Dispatches, Snapshots, & Graffiti from La Frontera.
JOHNNY BYRD is copublisher of Cinco Puntos Press in El Paso, Texas, and coeditor of Lone Star Noir. As a Spanish-to-English translator, his credits include The Festival of the Bones/El Festival de las Calaveras: The Little Bitty Book for the Day of the Dead by Luis San Martin, and the novel Out of Their Minds: The Incredible and (Sometimes) Sad Story of Ramon and Cornelio by Luis Humberto Crosthwaite. Byrd is also a freelance essayist, writing articles for online publications about culture and music.