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Luis Goytisolo wins the Carlos Fuentes Award for literary creation

The award recognizes the trajectory of the Barcelona writer of 83 years

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Luis Goytisolo wins the Carlos Fuentes Award for literary creation

The Barcelona-based writer Luis Goytisolo, aged 83 years, has been recognized with Carlos Fuentes International Award for literary Creation, a biennial character and convened by Ministry of Culture and National Autonomous University of Mexico, in recognition of his work .

This award is given to recognize long-standing writers whose work has been published in its entirety in Spanish and contributed to enrich literary heritage of humanity in this language. The three previous winners are Mario Vargas Llosa, Sergio Ramírez and Eduardo Lizalde.

Born in Barcelona in 1935, Goytisolo is author of an extensive literary work and his titles include Tetralogy Antagonía. He has collaborated in several media, including country.

He has been awarded prizes as a short library in 1958, of Critique in 1984, national narrative in 1993, of anagram of essay and National Prize of Spanish letters in 2013. He is a member of Royal Spanish Academy.

The jury of this edition has been formed by writer Eduardo Lizalde, winner of 2016 edition of this recognition, writer Jaime Labastida, as a member of Mexican Academy of language; Aurora Egido Martínez, as a member of Royal Spanish Academy and writers Nélida pinion and Alberto Ruy Sánchez as representatives of academic and literary sectors, by Ministry of Culture and National Autonomous University of Mexico, Respectively.

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