Jorge Luis Peña Reyes wins award for children's literature in Costa Rica
- Submitted by: Camila
- Arts and Culture
- 11 / 16 / 2014
Cuban writer Jorge Luis Peña Reyes won the Children's Literature Award in the Iberoamerican Competition UNA Palabra with his book “Cuentos para no perderse”. The official award ceremony will be on November 20.
Peña Reyes said the recognition in this competition is the most important of all his works, known internationally, as has been published in Colombia, Ecuador, Argentina, Mexico and Spain.
Among the most popular books of this writer appear “Donde el jején puso el huevo” (adapted to a short cartoon), “¿Oíste hablar del miedo?”and La luna de dos maneras.
The event, organized by the National University of Costa Rica, has been established more than three decades and is recognized for his contributions to the promotion of Latin American literature because the awards include the publication of the winning entries.