Casa de las Américas celebrated its 2015 awards in Havana
- Submitted by: Camila
- Arts and Culture
- 02 / 03 / 2015
The Literary Prize 2015 Casa de las Americas Novel was delivered to La hoguera lame mi piel con cariño de perro, by Colombian Adelayda Fernández Ochoa.
Cuban José M. Ferran Oliva won the Award for Best Historical-Social Essay Topic, with its economic analysis entitled Cuba 2025 because, according to the jury, "makes important contributions to the understanding of the economic history of Cuba and the need for change. "
The other prize for Cuba corresponded to Mildre Hernandez in Literature for children and youth, with the work the El niño congelado.
In Poetry triumphed among the 235 works in competition, Bajo el brillo de la luna, by Colombian Nelson Romero Guzmán.
List of winners of the other categories among the 662 works in competition:
- Brazilian Literature: Minha vida sem banho, Bernardo Ajzenberg.
- Latin American Literature in the United States: A mile of sea, José Acosta (Dominican Republic).
- Honorary Awards:
* Poetry Prize José Lezama Lima: The novel poetry, Tamara Kamenszain (Argentina).
* Essay Award Ezequiel Martínez Estrada: Indigenous Intellectuals in Ecuador, Bolivia and Chile. Difference, colonialism and anti-colonialism, Claudia Zapata Silva (Chile).
* Narrative Prize José María Arguedas: The Uruguayan Book of the Dead, Mario Bellatin (Mexico).
At the award ceremony attended Julian González, minister of Culture; Abel Prieto, member of the government, and former spy Antonio Guerrero.
Source: Diario de Cuba