Julia Alvarez
Dominican Author Julia Alvarez Will Be Presented With National Medal of Arts From President Barack Obama
By Emmanuel Ureña | 07/25/2014 - 11:25

On Monday, July 28, President Barack Obama will present the National Medal of Arts to esteemed artists and art patrons, and Dominican author and poet Julia Alvarez will be among them!

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10 Beach Reads You Should Know About
Top 10 Latina Summer Beach Reads!
By Sugey Palomares | 05/21/2013 - 16:52

Summer only comes once a year and everyone needs a perfect book to pair with those lazy days at the beach! We have a list of the best new books by Latino authors. Enjoy the warm breeze with some of our favorite picks!

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Bella Thorne at the Escape from Planet Earth premiere
Bella Thorne Lands a Young Adult Book Deal!
By Samantha Leal | 04/25/2013 - 14:31

Bella Thorne can now add "author" to her resume! The 15-year-old super estrella has landed a multi-book deal with Random House for publication in 2014. Bella will co-write Autumn Falls, a series of YA novels about a 14-year-old whose life changes after an encounter with magic. 

The star tweeted, "altho the book has elements that are based on my life..it is not career adv or a biography. i am too young and not exp enough 2 dish advice" [sic]

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Amy Tintera
Inspiring Latina of the Week: Young Adult Author Amy Tintera
By Valerie Tejeda | 04/09/2013 - 11:56

At only 30-years-old, Texas native Amy Tintera has accomplished quite a lot. Her debut young adult novel REBOOT is being published by HarperCollins, and the movie rights for the book have already been bought by Fox.

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