Here Are Some of the 18th Annual 2016 International Latino Book Awards Winners

Outstanding books in the fields of fiction and non-fiction, children’s literature and poetry are just a few of the dozens of genres showcased at the 18th annual International Latino Authors Awards.

Authors and publishers gathered for one of the largest cultural awards honoring Latinos at California State University Dominguez Hills outside of Los Angeles on Thursday. Over 2,000 gathered to honor colleagues in a variety of genres, including Children and Youth Adults, Biography, History, Politics & Current Affairs, Cookbooks, Travel, Science Fiction, among others, in English, Spanish and Portuguese.

For the full NBC article and a complete list of nominees:

http://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/here-are-some-18th-annual-intl-latino-book-awards-winners-n645481

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Eleanor Parker Sapia

Puerto Rican-born, Eleanor Parker Sapia is the author of the award-winning, historical novel, A DECENT WOMAN, published by Sixth Street River Press. The book is a Finalist in the 2016 International Latino Book Award with Latino Literacy Now, and was Book of the Month with Las Comadres and Friends National Latino Book Club. She is featured in the award-winning anthology, Latino Authors and Their Muses, edited by Mayra Calvani. Eleanor is currently working on her second book, The Laments, set in 1927 Puerto Rico. Eleanor is a writer, artist, photographer, and blogger, who is never without a pen, notebook, and her camera. Her wonderful adult children are doing wonderful things in the world, which allows Eleanor the blessing of writing full time. http://amzn.to/1X0qFvK Please visit Eleanor at her website: http://www.eleanorparkersapia.com