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Olga Nove, National Award for Poetry 2020 for her work, «Feliz Idade».

The jury highlights that it is “an ambitious story that celebrates love and existence beyond time."

Poet Yolanda Pantin wins the Premio García Lorca. “I am not an isolated voice, I am what I write.”

In its seventeenth edition, the award, endowed with 20,000 Euros, recognizes the career of the renowned Venezuelan writer, who succeeds Julia Uceda.

Best-selling author Eva García Sáenz de Urturi, wins the Planeta Award with a historical thriller.

Almost all the letters of the alphabet, from A Eva to Z of Sáenz, are included this year in a Planeta award that, in the absence of bells and whistles, has chosen to overflow headlines by handing over its coveted check (601,000 Euros) to -take a deep breath- Eva García Sáenz de Urturi.

Prisa sells Santillana in Spain and agrees to restructure debt for 1,148 million euros

MADRID, Oct 19 (Reuters) – The media group Prisa said on Monday that it has reached an agreement of basic commitments or “lock-up” to restructure syndicated debt for 1,148 million euros with a group of creditors representing 80 % of this liability, while announcing the sale of the Spanish part of its Santillana publishing subsidiary for 465 million euros.

Spanish Publishers Bestsellers

Spanish Publishers, LLC is a consortium formed in the United States by Ediciones Urano, Ediciones Obelisco, Editorial Sirio, and Roca Editorial; the company is also the exclusive distributor of Anagrama, Edaf, Koan, Almuzara, San Pablo, Sélector, Almadía, Diamante y El Grano de Mostaza (E.G.D.M.).

Liber invites 1,300 buyers and international press from 64 countries to virtual business meetings.

Due to international travel restrictions brought on by the pandemic, Liber International Book Fair has reinvented itself and the regular business meetings will be held this year in digital format.

FIL Guadalajara will receive the Premio Princesa de Asturias de Comunicación y Humanidades (Communications and Humanities Award) during the Hay Festival.

In the ceremony without an audience, the Princess of Asturias Award for Literature will also be presented to Anne Carson.

Liber 2020 pays tribute to Núria Tey, Editor-in-Chief of Penguin Random House

Núria Tey will receive the Liber 2020 Tribute, granted by Federación de Gremios de Editores de España (the Federation of Publishers Guilds in Spain or FGEE),

The Miami Book Fair embraces the Netflix model

It will be held November 15-22 and most of its events will be seen “on demand.” The Miami Book Fair will allow the residents of the city to refresh their library, already revised during the pandemic.

Frankfurt Guest of Honor Spain: Looking Ahead to 2022

Two key components come into play in Spain’s bid for greater traction for Spanish literature—a new ‘Books from Spain’ rights portal and new translation funding for international publishers. (Sponsored).

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