Tony Diaz
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Founder of Nuestra Palabra: Latino Writers Having Their Say & leader of the Librotraficantes.

"Mr. Diaz is the impresario behind an inspiring act of indignation and cultural pride." The New York Times
2007 Houston Latino Book & Family Festival: Pulitzer Prize Winning writer Junot Diaz, founder Tony Diaz El Librotraficante, & Gugenheim fellow Dagoberto Gilb.
The 2012 Librotraficante Caravan: Contraband author Dagoberto Gilb, Chicana icon Denise Chavez, Tony Diaz El Librotraficante & his merry band of book smugglers.
2002 Houston Latino Book & Family Festival: Gracie Saenz, Edward James Olmos, Dr. Tatcho Mindiola, & founder Tony Diaz-the largest book event ever in the 4th largest city in America.
"2012 is the last presidential election when 'Immigration' is seen as the only Latino issue. Tonight we will witness the ascent of the Latino electorate."
-Tony Diaz on Aljazeera English TV.
"The word “librotraficante” should not make sense in the U.S. Yet here it is 2012, and I find myself translating “book trafficker” into English." 

- Tony Diaz for CNN.com​