Congratulations to Norma Tamayo for being named an Award Winning Author by the International Latino Book Awards. She was selected for her book A Girl Named Nina.

From the ILBA press release:

“On May 30th before a capacity crowd at the Instituto Cervantes in midtown Manhattan the most important awards celebrating achievements in Latino literature were presented to 190 deserving authors and publishers. The International Latino Book Awards, now in its 15th year, were presented by Latino Literacy Now in partnership with Las Comadres para las Americas and the Instituto Cervantes. Since the Awards were founded over a thousand books have been honored. The important new Award Winning Author logo was also unveiled. In 2012 Latinos in the USA spent over $500 million on books. They are sophisticated buyers of books in English and Spanish, as well adult & children books.”