Best Poetry Book in The United StatesFIRST PLACE: SOLUNA EN BOSQUEconjuros para invocar el amorby colombian poet: Antonieta Villamil.Caza de Libros; Colombia.
ANTONIETA VILLAMIL Winner of Latino Literacy Now’s International Latino Book Awards in The United States in the category of Best Poetry Book in Spanish for her book SOLUNA EN BOSQUE conjuros para invocar el amor.
The largest and most important Latino book awards in the USA, The 14th Annual International Latino Book Awards, were held June 5, 2012 at the Cervantes Institute in New York City. During the evening 148 authors and publishers were honored for their hard work.
Each year the Int’l. Latino Book Awards are held during BookExpo America, the largest publishing trade show in the United States. The awards are truly an international event with authors and publishers from across the USA, 14 countries in Latin America, Spain and other countries.
The awards were presented by Latino Literacy Now in partnership with Las Comadres para Las Americas and the Cervantes Institute. Latino Literacy Now was founded to promote literacy in the Latino community in all forms: educational, financial, reading, and community awareness.
Since 1997, 49 Latino Book and Family Festivals have been held around the USA with a combined attendance of over 800,000.