CSRC Press Wins Four International Latino Book Awards

Two books by UCLA faculty and released this year from CSRC Press received recognition at the 2019 International Latino Book Awards. The winners were announced September 21 at a ceremony at Los Angeles City College. The Aztlán Mexican Studies Reader, 1974–2016 edited by Héctor Calderón, UCLA professor of Spanish and Portuguese, won 1st Place for Best Academic-Themed Book and 2nd Place for Best Latino-Focused Nonfiction (English). Barrio Harmonics by Steven Loza, UCLA professor of ethnomusicology and CSRC faculty affiliate, won Honorable Mention for Best Arts Book and Best Cover Design. 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. For more information, visit https://lbff.us/awards/.