Ismael Cala will be part of the panel at Amazon’s 4th Independent...

Ismael Cala will be part of the panel at Amazon’s 4th Independent Authors Literary Award event

The competition will award the best unique work in Spanish, which will be published digitally, in hard copy and audiobook, and translated into English.


MIAMI, June 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Ismael Cala will be part of the panel for Amazon’s 4th Independent Authors Literary Award, which will be open to the public this July 1 to August 31.

Amazon has released the details on the initiative, through which independent Hispanic authors may publish their unique work through the service Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP).

Ismael Cala, best-selling author, conference speaker, communicator and ambassador of the competition in the United States and Latin America in recent years, will be joined on the panel by Blanca Miosi, a best-selling author in Latin America, and Jordi Sierra i Fabra, a recognized Spanish author.

“It is an honor to be part of the panel this year in Amazon’s Independent Authors Competition. For two consecutive years, I have been closely tied to the event as the ambassador for the United States and Latin America, and now as a member of the panel. The competition is a great opportunity to promote literary talent in the Spanish language. To participate is to win,” explained Ismael Cala.

Between July 1 and August 31, authors can upload their work to the Amazon KDP service ( for global distribution, both in digital and printed format.

To participate, the works must be unique, in Spanish, and exclusive to Amazon in printed and digital format. The terms and conditions of the competition can be found at:

Participating books will be evaluated based on several criteria, such as creativity, originality, commercial viability, and quality of the writing. Five finalist books will be chosen, and from those the winning book will be selected. The author will have the chance to be published in hard copy, digitally and on audiobook by Amazon Publishing y Audible, and translated into English, and published digitally, in hard copy and audio by AmazonCrossing.


Life strategist and human development guru, best-selling author and international conference speaker. For more than five years, he hosted the show CALA, at prime time on CNN en Español.

He is currently an official collaborator on the program “Awaken America,” for the Univisión chain, and he writes a weekly column for more than 50 publications in Latin America and the United States. “The New York Times” has called him “the Latin Larry King.”

Author of the best sellers “Despierta con Cala [Awaken with Cala],” “La vida es una piñata [Life is a piñata],” “El analfabeto emocional [The emotional illiterate],” “El poder de escuchar [The power of listening],” “Un buen hijo de P… [A real son of a B…],” and “El secreto del bamboo [The secret of bamboo],” Cala was born in Santiago de Cuba (1969) and has a degree in Art History from Universidad de Oriente. He is coauthor of the book “Beat the curve,” with Brian Tracy. He graduated from the School of Communication at the University of York in Toronto, and has a Seneca diploma in Television Production.

He has worked with grand masters such as Deepak Chopra and John C. Maxwell, and has trained with coaches such as Tony Robbins and Miguel Ruiz. Cala belongs to a group of collaborating professors at Atlantis University and Next University and is the head of Cala Enterprises Corporation. Visit:


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Ismael Cala will be part of the panel at Amazon’s 4th Independent Authors Literary Award event