She is the acclaimed author of the upcoming middle-grade novel The Miraculous Mind of Dee Dee Alvarez and memoir Separated, Acting Badly. She’s also written three nonfiction books.
In addition to writing, Barbara Flores is known internationally as the designer of the iconic food art poster series for Ten Speed Press. She is a popular editor and writing instructor, teaching in colleges and private classes for over twenty years.
In spite of the owl curse, twelve-year-old Dee Alvarez is determined to keep her innocent brother from prison and when she hides a gun to protect him, it could cost her best friend his life.