The Joan Marguerite International Prize for Poetry was born and has received €7,000

he Joan Margaret International Poetry Prize It has been launched since March 7. It has been upgraded to Poet Joan Marguerite’s work has made her the recipient of the Cervantes Prize and the Reina Sofia Prize for Poetry, and author of La Cama Sol, known internationally.

The prize will be an annual periodicity and will reward the works of foreign poets with a standardized and internationally recognized profession, responding to the interest that Joan Marguerite has always had to make known in her two languages, Catalan and Spanish. The endowment of the award is 7,000 euros.

he Jury This first edition consists of Javier Santiso (founder of La Cama Sol), Luis García Montero (Director of the Cervantes Institute), Monica Marguerite (daughter of the poet), Noccio Urdin (Professor at the University of Calabria) and Ana. Santos (Director of the National Library). In the following editions the jury will be expanded, especially with prize-winning poets.

Few poets were equally familiar with their own traditions (in his case, their own) and so curious about the traditions of other languages. Margaret was a wonderful translator, a skillful reader, and a poet who gathered in his voice nothing but a variety of influxes always well proportioned. He noted García Montero notes that now giving a name to an award like this is an act of justice, in the literal sense of the word, poetic.

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The first edition will be held this year 2023 and an annual award ceremony will be held at the headquarters of the Instituto Cervantes.. Spanish Embassies abroad, Embassies in Spain in any country in the world, Directors of Cervantes Institutes from all over the world can submit applications.

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The letter awarding the prize will be published by the publishing house La Cama Sol and will promote it both in Spain and abroad, with two translations into Spanish, English and French. It will be a limited edition, which will combine poems with artwork, and will be given as gifts to people participating in the award celebration.

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