Thursday, June 6, 2013

International Latino Book Awards

The International Latino Book Awards, now in it’s 15th year, were presented last week by Latino Literacy Now in partnership with Las Comadres para las Americas and the Instituto Cervantes.

In 2012 Latinos in the USA spent over $500 million on books. The Awards were sponsored this year by Premium Sponsor Libros Publishing and Gold Sponsor Scholastic. Bronze Sponsors are Atria/Simon Schuster and Vaso Roto Ediciones. Additional support comes from the University of Arizona Press and Arte Público Press.

Best Novel--Adventure or Drama: Missing in Machu Picchu by Cecilia Velastegui (Libros Publishing)

Best Novel--Mystery: The Land Grant by Carlos Cisneros (Arte Publico Press)

For the Complete list, go Here.

Read an interview with Cecilia Velastegui

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