Saturday, September 12, 2009

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage - Book Giveaway

Hachette Book Group, Morningside Writers Group, and Harlem Writer are sponsoring a Hispanic Heritage Month Book Giveaway. Five winners will receive a set of the five books listed below. The contest is simple. Answer one question and leave a comment on this posting.The best combination of short essay and comment will win!

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated September 15th - October 15th.

Contest Rules:

1. The contest is open to US or Canadian residents with a valid mailing address only. No P.O. Boxes.

2. Applicants must use a valid e-mail address and home or cell number.

Format: Please submit essay responses using the following guidelines (Courier New, 12 pt, double –spaced, 1” margins on all four sides). Word count: 500. words.

Submit response as a .doc or .pdf attachment by midnight on 10/20/09, to, Subject: Latino Heritage Giveaway Heritage Giveaway.
Books will be mailed to contest winners courtesy of the publisher.

Ready? Here goes.

* Describe a time when a second or third language helped you in life. Traveling in a foreign country, a job promotion, or dating.

* Describe a time when you prejudged someone based on physical characteristics, language barrier, or cultural differences. How did you overcome your personal limitations and embrace someone outside your comfort zone?

  1. Zumba® By Beto Perez , Maggie Greenwood-Robinson
  2. Evenings at the Argentine Club By Julia Amante
  3. Damas, Dramas, and Ana Ruiz By Belinda Acosta
  4. Tell Me Something True By Leila Cobo
  5. Amigoland By Oscar Casares

1 comment:

Marjorie said...

You have judge your first instinct,
because it is usually right.
Count me in for this great giveaway.

cenya2 at hotmail dot com