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The Sor Juana 2020 FIL Award goes to Camila Sosa Villada
02/Nov/2020

A judging panel composed of Ana García Bergua, Ave Barrera and Daniel Centeno Maldonado decided to award the prize to the Argentine writer for her novel Las malas, and praised her great narrative skills and the strength of her characters


FIL Guadalajara 2020 Goes Virtual
02/Oct/2020

Given the difficulties of conducting a physical book fair, the University of Guadalajara’s Covid-19 Health Authorities have recommended that FIL Guadalajara be presented, for the first time ever, in digital format


Lídia Jorge and her immense humanity obtain the 2020 FIL Award for Literature in Romance Languages
28/Ago/2020

The 30th edition of the highest award of the FIL Guadalajara will be granted on November 28 to the Portuguese narrator, poet, essayist and playwright, whose “originality and subtlety of style” was highlighted by the jury



FIL Literary Prize launches its call 2020
19/May/2020

Endowed with 150,000 US dollars, the highest award of the Guadalajara International Book Fair opens its reception of candidatures today, until July 17


David Huerta's Fraternal Intelligence Wins the FIL Award
02/Sep/2019

According to the jury, Huerta's work is at “the center of critical considerations regarding current Hispanic American lyrical poetry.” They also recognized the Mexican writer as “an exemplary anomaly who challenges all poetic discourse.”


Sharjah and the Arab culture will take center stage at the Guadalajara International Book Fair 2020
16/Jul/2019

Sharjah is one of the seven emirates that makes up the United Arab Emirates and is considered the publishing capital of the Arab world. Its participation in 2020 was made official with an agreement signed today in Guadalajara


FIL Literary Prize 2019 launches its call
29/Abr/2019

Endowed with 150,000 US dollars, the FIL Literary Prize is the highest award granted by the Guadalajara International Book Fair


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