Óscar Acosta

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Óscar Acosta Zeledón
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Born (1933-04-14)April 14, 1933
Las Delicias, Honduras
Died July 15, 2014(2014-07-15) (aged 81)
Tegucigalpa
Nationality Honduran
Institutions Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras
Notable awards Premio Rubén Darío (1960), el Premio Nacional de Literatura Ramón Sosa (1970)

Óscar Acosta Zeledón (14 April 1933 – 15 July 2014) was a Honduran writer, poet, critic, politician and diplomat.[1][2][3]

He was born in the Las Delicias neighborhood of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, on April 14, 1933.[4][5]

Acosta began his career as a journalist in Peru for Tegucigalpa Magazine. He founded la Editorial Nuevo Continente, las revistas Extra, Presente, la Editorial Iberoamericana, and Honduras Literaria y Extra. He was director of the University Press of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras.[6]

Acosta died in Tegucigalpa at the age of 81 on 15 July 2014.[5]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Responso poético al cuerpo presente de José Trinidad Reyes (1955)
  • El arca (1956)
  • Poesía menor (1957)
  • Tiempo detenido (1962)
  • Mi país (1971)
  • Poesía. Selección 1952-1965 (1965)
  • Poesía. Selección 1952-1971 (1976)
  • Rafael Heliodoro Valle. Vida y obra (1964)

Awards[edit]

  • 1960 Premio Rubén Darío
  • 1979 el Premio Nacional de Literatura Ramón Sosa[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Presentan “Poesía reunida” de Óscar Acosta. (Spanish) El Heraldo. January 31, 2010.
  2. ^ "Oscar Acosta". Epdlp.com. Retrieved 2014-07-16. 
  3. ^ "Biografia de Óscar Acosta". Biografiasyvidas.com. Retrieved 2014-07-16. 
  4. ^ http://www.elheraldo.hn/csp/mediapool/sites/ElHeraldo/OtrasSecciones/NuestrasRevistas/story.csp?cid=627034&sid=1653&fid=373
  5. ^ a b "Muere Óscar Acosta, el renovador del cuento y la poesía en Honduras". La Prensa (Honduras). 2014-07-15. Retrieved 2014-07-30. 
  6. ^ "Oscar Acosta, poeta hondureño". Artepoetica.net. Retrieved 2014-07-16. 
  7. ^ "Oscar Acosta". Amediavoz.com. Retrieved 2014-07-16.