ABOUT SILVIA ACEVEDO

  • Silvia Acevedo is an alumna of the Writers House Intern Program and the co-leader of two associations for writers and illustrators.

    Silvia launched her publishing career at New York literary agency Writers House, focusing on agenting and editorial.

    She co-leads the Wisconsin chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (wisconsin.scbwi.org) and is co-founder of Fantasy Art Workshop’s “Illustration Intensive.” (illustrationintensive.com)

    Silvia is also an author and journalist.

    Her fiction focuses on magical worlds. “God Awful Rebel,” the final book in her mythological trilogy, won the coveted Spark Award from the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. You can find her books here: threepointspublishing.com/books/

    In her 25+ years in news, she’s interviewed presidential candidates and covered national and international stories for CNN, local TV, and radio and newspapers around the country. She guest hosted a television morning talk show for the Milwaukee NBC affiliate and continues to write for various magazines and news publications. Find some of her writing and video here: silviaacevedo.com/articles-video/

    Learn more about Silvia at silviaacevedo.com.
     

ARTIST STATEMENT

  • PRAISE FOR “GOD AWFUL LOSER”:

    God Awful Loser has “funny moments and attention-grabbing action scenes … this book might appeal to older fans of Rick Riordan books or those interested in Roman mythology.” – School Library Journal


    PRAISE FOR “GOD AWFUL THIEF”:

    “An impressively imaginative, extraordinarily witty, and exceptionally talented novelist, Ms. Acevedo continues to provide an expanding parade of fickle gods entwined with Cupid’s misadventures, potential tragedies, and everlasting comedies in her ‘God Awful‘ series. An inherently riveting read from beginning to end, “God Awful Thief” is very highly recommended for personal reading lists as well as community library Fantasy Fiction collections.” – Midwest Book Review


    PRAISE FOR “GOD AWFUL REBEL”:

    “The professionalism and quality of the writing and art is an exceptional example of independent publishing.” – Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators


    “More plot twists and turns than a Disneyland roller coaster ride. Along with the first two titles in this simply outstanding series … “God Awful Rebel” is especially and unreservedly recommended. – Midwest Book Review


PUBLICATIONS - View in Bookstore


  • Magazine Articles
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    Using big data to make bats a bit less mysterious

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    UWM Research magazine

    2021

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    Cultural care

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    UWM Research magazine

    2021

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    Librarians offer refuge from cyberbullying

    (Article)


    UWM Research magazine

    2020

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    Latinx youth guard privacy on social media

    (Article)


    UWM Research magazine

    2020

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    Black women cultivate community

    (Article)


    UWM Research magazine

    2020

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    The promise that yoga poses for health

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    UWM Research magazine

    2020

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    Flying on the wings of music

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    UWM Alumni magazine

    2019

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    Improving mental health care for new and expecting mothers

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    UWM Research magazine

    2019

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    The battle against fake news

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    UWM Research magazine

    2019