News Concerning the Author

2/24/11 - Anthony Vela's "The Trapping," has moved to the Second Round of the Amazon 2011 Breakthrough Novel Award Contest. Next announcement coming March 22. Read more.

Anthony Vela won the “Best In Show” award in the 40th Annual Friends of The Riverhead Free Library Photography Contest 2005, Riverhead, NY

TBA - Mr. Vela will be a guest on WYNE 91.5 FM "Everything Goes" Brooklyn, NY

9/8/05 - Mr. Vela will be a guest on WGAU AM, 9:00 am (EST) "AM Athens with Elizabeth" Athens, GA

8/30/05 - Mr. Vela will be a guest on KORN 1490 AM "Let's Talk" Mitchell, SD

8/29/05 - Mr. Vela will be a guest on KBSG FM Seattle WA

8/9/05 - Mr. Vela will be a guest on WBTN 1370-AM, 12:30 pm (EST) Southern Vermont College

7/18/05 - Mr. Vela will be a live guest on CFAX 1070, 8:35 pm (EST) Victoria, British Columbia 

7/20/05 - Mr. Vela will be a guest on Louisiana Live Network 4:06 pm (EST)

7/22/05 - Mr. Vela will be a guest on KAAA-AM  1230, 9:00 am (EST), Arizona

2/12/05 - Southampton, NY - Mr. Vela will be participating in the 28th annual John Steinbeck “Meet the Writers” Book Fair on May 16, 2005 at Southampton College, Southampton, New York.  Mr. Vela will be selling signed copies of The Trapping.

1/16/05 - Mr. Vela hired the nationally acclaimed Phenix & Phenix Literary Publicists of Austin, Texas to promote his novel The Trapping. 

7/25/04 - Mr. Vela was a guest speaker at the Riverhead Free Library on November 7, 2004 at 2:00 PM.

6/15/04 - Mr. Vela going to have a book signing at BORDERS in Riverhead, NY on July 17, 2004 at 2 PM.

5/09/04 - Mr. Vela has recently been awarded the (2004) Association of Graphic Communications Best Design Showcase Award. Congratulations Mr. Vela.

5/07/04 - Southampton, NY - Anthony Vela attended the 27th annual John Steinbeck "Meet the Writers" Book Fair at Chancellors Hall at Southampton College on May 7, 2004.   Mr. Vela sold signed copies of his novel, The Trapping. The money will benefit the Collegeˆs Library and Writing program.

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