June 7, 2018
We are excited to share the news that four University of Arizona Press titles are finalists for the Twentieth Annual International Latino Book Awards:
Bodies at War: Genealogies of Militarism in Chicana Literature and Culture by Belinda Linn Rincón (Best Women’s Issues Book)
Latinx Superheroes in Mainstream Comics by Frederick Luis Aldama (Best Latino-Focused Nonfiction Book)
U.S. Central Americans: Reconstructing Memories, Struggles, and Communities of Resistance, edited by Karina O. Alvarado, Alicia Ivonne Estrada, and Ester E. Hernández (Best Nonfiction, Multi-Author)
Word Images: New Perspectives on Canícula and Other Works by Norma Elia Cantú, edited by Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs (Best Nonfiction, Multi-Author)
The International Latino Book Awards are produced by Latino Literacy Now, a nonprofit organization co-founded in 1997 by Edward James Olmos and Kirk Whisler. A full list of finalists is available here. Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on September 8, 2018, in Los Angeles.
Congratulations to all of the finalists!