Amazon Announces a 4th Literary Award for Spanish-Language …

May 31, 2017 - Kindle Unlimited

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–(NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon currently announced a launch of a 4th
Annual Literary Award for Spanish-language books. Independent authors
can contention their formerly unpublished works by Amazon’s
self-publishing service, Kindle
Direct Publishing (KDP), creation their stories accessible to millions
of readers around a universe and subordinate for a event to have
their work published in imitation and audio, translated into English, and
distributed worldwide. Amazon invited tip author and manager Ismael Cala,
envoy for a foe in a U.S. and Latin America for a past
dual years, as good as dual new ambassadors — Blanca Miosi, best-selling
Latin American author, and Jordi Sierra i Fabra, best-selling Spanish
author — to join a jury this year.

From Jul 1 to Aug 31, authors can upload their work to Amazon’s KDP
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for tellurian placement in both digital and imitation formats. Authors are
given full control over a book process, from conceptualizing a cover
to environment a list price, permitting them to acquire adult to 70 percent in
royalties while maintaining their books’ copyrights.

To qualify, authors need to make their books exclusively available
by Amazon in both imitation and digital formats. For a Kindle Book it
is required to enroll a pretension to KDP Select (benefiting from access
to promotional collection and appearance in Kindle Unlimited, Amazon’s
eBook subscription service). They contingency also set their book cost during a
smallest of US$2.99, embody PremioLiterario2017 in a keywords
metadata field, and make a book accessible for sale globally usually in
all Amazon marketplaces during a endowment period. Submitted works contingency be
original, unpublished works created in Spanish. The finish manners and
a terms and conditions for a foe can be found at:

Books will be reviewed formed on several criteria, such as creativity,
originality, blurb viability and peculiarity of writing. Five finalists
will be comparison and out of this group, one will be comparison as a winner
and have a event to be published in print, digital and audio
formats by Amazon Publishing and Audible, as good as translated into
English and published in digital, imitation and audio formats by
AmazonCrossing, a Amazon Publishing impress for translated world

“By enlivening Spanish-language authors to tell and contention titles to
a contest, over a past 3 years we have been means to get some-more than
2,500 works off of authors’ desks and into a hands of readers,” said
Charles Kronbach, Director, Kindle Direct Publishing. “We demeanour forward
to this endowment any year, when we spotlight Spanish-language authors from
all over a world. We are vehement to announce that this year we have
combined 3 stars to a expel of jury members.”

“Winning a Amazon foe has been like anticipating a pivotal to a closed
doorway for us,” pronounced Ana Ballabriga and David Zaplana, authors of Ningún
Escocés Verdadero
, a winning book of a 2016 edition. “We
intuited what was on a other side though now we can see it. And we hope
that with a announcement of Ningún Escocés Verdadero with Amazon
Publishing we can really cranky a threshold.”

“It is an respect to join a jury of a Amazon’s Independent Authors
Literary Award this year. For dual uninterrupted editions, we have been
closely compared with a foe as an envoy for a U.S. and
Latin America, and now as a member of a jury,” pronounced Ismael Cala. “The
foe is a good event to foster literary talent in
Spanish. To attend is to win.”

“The endowment for a eccentric Spanish-language author that Amazon
organizes is a extensive grant to a talent of so many new
writers,” pronounced Blanca Miosi. “I am respected to be a jury member and to
join in a bid that this good association brings to literature. we hope
many writers enter a esteem that will give them a good boost to their

KDP is a giveaway and seamless approach for writers and publishers to make
their print and digital books available to readers around a world. All
a works holding partial in a foe will be accessible in full on paper
by Amazon, or as eBook through the Kindle Store and accessible for
giveaway for Kindle Unlimited customers. Customers will be means to purchase
a books participating in a foe in imitation and digital formats.
Enjoy a Kindle Books on any device with a giveaway Kindle app for
iPhone, iPad, Android phones and tablets, PC and Mac, and on Kindle
e-readers and Fire Tablets.

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