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Pedro Mañas wins the XV Anaya Prize with Apestoso tío Muffin ("Stinky Uncle Muffin")

Pedro Mañas, a writer based in Madrid, has just run away with the XV Anaya Prize for Children's Literature with his book Apestoso tío Muffin (“Stinky Uncle Muffin”). The book tells the story of Mr. Montgomery Muffin, a man who always smells bad because he attracts garbage, "somewhat like a human vacuum cleaner,"

Instituto Cervantes Presents Eduardo Mendoza: The Writer Under the Radar

Eduardo Mendoza is above all a great story teller. Born in Barcelona, he moved to New York City where he worked for ten years at the United Nations and where he published his first novel The truth about the Savolta case to great critical acclaim.

Literary Suggestions of the month from the Cervantes Institute

The Cervantes Institute is a non-profit cultural organization that universally promotes the teaching, study and use of Spanish, as well as the spread of the Spanish language and Spanish and Hispanic-American culture. It collaborates with museums, galleries, theatres, publishing houses and other cultural institutions.

Madrid is featured Guest of Honor at FIL 2017

The 31st edition of the Guadalajara International Book Fair starts today welcoming more than 700 guest writers from 40 countries during the next week.

Spain Signs on as Frankfurt Book Fair’s 2021 Guest of Honor

Three decades since its last appearance at the Frankfurt Book Fair as Guest of Honor, Spain will use its 2021 program to raise awareness of Spanish-language literature and creative industries.

Rights Notes: Recent Agency Reports from Norway, Spain, Germany, the UK, and Finland

Literary agencies around the world report their latest deals on some of their strongest titles. In some cases, the books are new releases, in others we see new market action for established titles.

Grant for bilingual books increases Woodland Library collection

The Woodland Public Library is the recipient of a grant to purchase bilingual books through the California State Library-funded California Immigrant Alliance Project.

Student-Centered: Empowering Señorita Maria as a Co-Creator

Over the past three years, Trailblazer Elementary has embarked on a journey of empowering students and educators through personalized learning. By engaging in this work, we discovered that our community not only wanted, but needed, opportunities for passion-based learning during and beyond the traditional school day.

Get to know this week's List for the week 45 ending on November 12th., 2017

Nielsen BookScan, part of the Nielsen Company (US) LLC, and America Reads Spanish (ARS), present the free weekly list of the Spanish bestseller titles in the US market for week 45 of 2017 (week ending 11/12/2017)

Ledicia Costas, Rafael Salmerón and Eva Palomar, 2017 Lazarillo Awards

Ledicia Costas, Rafael Salmerón and Eva Palomar win the LAZARILLO 2017 awards for literary creation and illustrated album. The award ceremony will take place on December 13th in the framework of the XLI Children and Youth Book Fair in Madrid

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