Cuento de Luz gets six International Latino Book Awards

The Spanish publisher of children books will receive the awards during the June 5th ceremony at the Instituto Cervantes in New York. The awards are presented by Latino Literacy Now in partnership with Las Comadres Para Las Americas and the Instituto Cervantes. announces the most well-read cities in America

Alexandria, Va., Cambridge, Mass., and Berkeley, Calif., top Amazon’s second annual “Most Well-Read Cities in America” list.

Spanish publishers will be present at Book Expo America 2012

The Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade (ICEX), with the support of Federación de Gremios de Editores de España (FGEE), is organizing the Spanish exhibit in the upcoming Book Expo America 2012, June 4th -7th in New York. The latest edition of the “Essential Guide to Spanish Reading” will be presented at the fair, on June 6th.

NPR: In Writing, Fuentes Shed Light On Poverty, Inequality

Fuentes, one of the most influential Latin American writers, died Tuesday at a hospital in Mexico City at the age of 83. He was instrumental in bringing Latin American literature to an international audience, and he used his fiction to address what he saw as real-world injustices.

Cada Día es Viernes / Every Day a Friday by Joel Osteen and published by Faithwords is #1 Best Selling Title in Spanish in the US for Week 19

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 19 of 2012 (week ending 05/13/2012).

HACU president will participate in the CNC 16th Biennial National Conference

Antonio R. Flores, HACU President and CEO, will be a speaker on a plenary session on the topic “U.S. Educational Challenges in a Global Economy,” May 18th. The CNC 16th Biennial National Conference will be celebrated in Miami, May 17-18.

Los Angeles mayor welcomed Mexican officials to LéaLA

Antonio Villaraigosa also thanked organizers for putting together the Spanish-language book fair.

Spanish Publishers will be present at BEA 2012

Spanish Publishers will be one of the exhibitors at the BookExpo America, to be held in New York, June 5 -7, 2012.

Teacher and author Rima de Vallbona will be inducted as a full member of ANLE

Rima de Vallbona of the University of St. Thomas, Houston, Texas; will be inducted as a full member of the North American Academy of the Spanish Language (ANLE) this Friday at the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center of New York University.

Días de Cine presents “El gran mogollón” this week

The movie, based on Andrés Madrid's “Ayer España enrojeció”, is featured this week at the Días de Cine Reading Club. This initiative is sponsored by the America Reads Spanish program and the American Library Association to promote literature and the Spanish language in American libraries and universities.

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