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Literary Awards: International Latino Book Awards

This guide gives a listing of some of the literary award winners.

International Latino Book Awards

Empowering Latino Futures (ELF) is a 501c3 nonprofit founded in 1997, headquartered today in Fallbrook, California. ELF's programs recognize excellence in literature through The Latino Book & Family Festivals and The International Latino Book Awards (ILBA). Authors, translators, and illustrators are honored for their books written in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. About one-third of our entries come from major publishers. Others come from medium-sized and small publishers or are self-published titles.


ELF es una organización sin fines de lucro fundada en 1997 hoy localizada en Fallbrook, California. Sus programas incluyen los Festivales de Libros y Familia y los International Latino Book Awards. Con la misión de promover la literatura y honorando a autores, traductores e ilustradores de libros escritos en inglés, español y portugués. Una tercera parte de las inscripciones provienen de grandes editoriales, editoriales. El resto vienen de medianas y pequeñas, y libros auto-publicados


To learn more, visit the International Latino Book Awards website.

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