Cuban writer Miguel Barnet on the Rómulo Gallegos Prize Jury
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- Arts and Culture
- culture an traditions
- 01 / 21 / 2009
The Celarg Foundation, attached to Venezuela’s Culture Ministry and organizer of the event, has established February 28, 2009 as the closing date for entries and said that results will be announced on August 2.
Poniatowska, with her book El tren pasa primero, was awarded in the previous edition of the Prize, which has also been won by figures like Gabriel García Márquez, Enrique Vilas-Mata and Francisco del Paso.
Barnet, President of the Cuban Union of Writers and Artists and 1994 National Literature Prize winner, is the author of the novels Biografía de un Cimarrón and Canción de Rachel. Poetry, essays and chronicles are also part of his work.