Carlos Fuentes Prize
Carlos Fuentes International Prize for Literary Creation in the Spanish Language (Spanish: Premio Internacional Carlos Fuentes a la Creación Literaria en el Idioma Españo) is a literary award established in 2012 by the Mexican government in honor of Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes. It is awarded every year on November 11, the birthday of Fuentes. The prize has a remuneration of US$250,000 making it one of the richest literary prizes in the world.
The jury is composed of seven people including a member of Spain’s Royal Academy of the Spanish Language, another from the Mexican Spanish-language academy, one more from another academy in Latin America or the Philippines, and four additional academic or literary figures from Mexico.
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- (in Spanish) "Conaculta anuncia el Premio Internacional Carlos Fuentes a la Creación Literaria en el Idioma Español". July 3, 2012. Retrieved July 4, 2012.
- "Mario Vargas Llosa wins Inaugural Carlos Fuentes Prize". Latino Fox News. October 15, 2012. Archived from the original on October 18, 2012. Retrieved October 15, 2012.
- "Sergio Ramirez wins Mexico's Carlos Fuentes Prize". Latino Fox News. November 11, 2014. Retrieved November 12, 2014.
- País, El (2016-11-08). "El poeta mexicano Eduardo Lizalde, ganador del Premio Carlos Fuentes". El País (in Spanish). ISSN 1134-6582. Retrieved 2018-03-23.
- Carlos Fuentes Prize, official website