Grandfather Ratoncito Pérez, Miguel, Jenny Tooth Fairy and I will be attending the International Latino Awards Banquet in San Francisco June 27th. The three of us are excited silly to be finalists in their prestigious award.
In the past 16 years the Int’l Latino Book Awards has become the largest Latino literary and cultural awards in the USA. The 2014 honorees included authors Alma Flor Ada, Isabel Allende, Rudy Anaya, Mary J. Andrade, Edna Iturralde, all of whom are past ILBA Award Winners. Other 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 were from across the USA and from 18 countries outside the USA.