“During the American Library Association’s annual meeting this weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada, over 180 notable Latino authors will be gathering for the 16th annual International Latino Book Awards (ILBA). Saturday night’s event will announce the best Latino books in 87 categories in a year that has seen the submissions increase dramatically, which does not surprise one of the award’s co-founders…
…This year’s 231 honorees include Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, and celebrities like TV chef Pati Jinich, the late singer and actress Jenni Rivera, singer Linda Ronstadt, screenwriter Rick Najera, and TV personality Lilliana Vasquez. Winners come from across the U.S. and from 18 other countries…”
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21 OCTOBER 2013
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
I’m visiting Little Rock, Arkansas, to participate in the Speaker Series at the Clinton School of Public Service. I’m looking forward to an engaging conversation about Mexican cuisine, Mexicans and the relationship between Mexico and the US. I will also be able to meet and greet and sign cookbooks if anyone is interested! If you want to attend, you can reserve seats by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling (501) 683-5239.
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