Your weekly link pack:
– To be, or not to be a Latino Author
– Mexico’s illiteracy problem is growing worse
– I’m sort of obsessed with Joss & Main, a home goods limited sale site.
– A list of the 2013 International Latino Book Awards Winners! via @mamiversebooks
– Racism on Twitter – yet again.
– Watcha Magazine is seeking advertiser. Be part of the 1st Latino Hip hop Magazine in the Nation! Shoot them an email at email@example.com.
– Moms Turn to Tech to Get Kids Access to Latino Authors via ABC News
– Podcast: 200 Years of Latino History in Philadelphia” by WHYY Public Media via soundcloud
– “The idea that larger, traditional publishing houses—like Simon & Schuster, Alfred K. Knopf and
MacMillan—are passing over Hispanic authors, despite the quality of work and incredible niche in the book market, is disappointing.” via Voxxi
– Great essay: the truth about multicultural stories via the Rumpus
– Have you joined this amazing group of Latina Bloggers yet? Join on Facebook.
– Very excited about Guillermo Del Toro’s book, The Strain, coming to TV. Via Screenrant I also want to catch up on the BBC miniseries, In the Flesh, that I missed. iTunes, here I come.
– A fascinating map of the world’s most and least racially tolerant countries via Washington Post
– Great read: “The Truth About Bicultural Consumers and How Marketers Are Taking Notice
Cultural Identity Is Crucial and Should Be Represented in Media” via AdAge.
– FX Courts Latinos (hard) for Crime Thriller ‘The Bridge’ – Early screenings, Q&As in bilingual media and a multicity mural project help boost awareness among a potential Hispanic viewership of 48 million. via Hollywood Reporter.
The Future Silicon Valley: Latina Coders via SV Latino
– Simón Bolívar: The Latin American Hero Many Americans Don’t Know via Time
– Am I an ‘Immigrant Writer’? By AMIT MAJMUDAR
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