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Finalist for the 2014 Writers’ League of Texas Book Award

Finalist for the 2014 John Gardner Fiction Book Award

Best Book of 2013 San Antonio Express

West Book Award Finalist 2014

International Latino Book Award Finalist 2014

Texas Institute of Letters Book Finalist 2014

Texas Public Radio Interview

14 Must-Read Works of Chicano Literature — BuzzFeed

The Village Voice Best Books of 2013

School Library Journal Best Books 2013

Booklist Top 10 First Novels 2013

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The Village Voice, Q & A — On Taking the Leap from Dancer to Novelist

Norwegian Rights —Juritzen Forlag

Turkish Rights — Versus Kitap

Latin American Rights — Edicion B Mexico

German Rights — Luchterhand

NPR: The Diane Rehm Show — Loteria: A Novel

Kirkus Feature: In a Deck of Cards, a Culture and a Novel

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Los Angeles Review of Books — Daniel Olivas interviews Mario Alberto Zambrano

NPR Weekend Edition: ‘Loteria’: A Fortune Told By Mexican Bingo

Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers, Fall 2013 — Lotería

Short Story “Pelion” in Guernica Magazine

Short story ‘The Party’ featured on