Premio Aztlán Literary Prize

The Premio Aztlán Literary Prize is a national literary award for emerging Chicana and Chicano authors, founded in 1993 by Rudolfo and Patricia Anaya.[1] The award was originally sponsored by the University of New Mexico, but was moved in 2008 to the National Hispanic Cultural Center.[2]

The award is limited to short-story collections and novels (but not children's or young-adult novels) published by a professional press during the previous calendar year. Moreover, the author must be living and must not have published more than two books. The winner receives $1,000 and presents a lecture at that year's National Latino Writers Conference.[1]

Award recipients include (years refer to the year of publication; the award is given the following year):


  1. ^ a b Premio Aztlán Literary Prize, 22 November 2008, accessed 4 January 2011.
  2. ^ National Hispanic Cultural Center Awards Two Literary Prizes, by Michael Sedano, 30 March 2010, accessed 4 January 2011
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-06-11. Retrieved 2016-06-01.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ UNM Today Archived 2012-04-02 at the Wayback Machine, 4 May 2009, accessed 4 January 2011
  5. ^ Premio Aztlan Literary Prize 2005 Call for Submissions Archived 2011-06-14 at the Wayback Machine (pdf), accessed 4 January 2011