Felipe Benítez Reyes

Benítez Reyes is a Spanish poet, novelist, translator and essayist who was born in the southern town of Rota in 1960 and is considered one of the most influential figures in contemporary Spanish literature.

Among the honors Benítez Reyes has received for his writing are the Luis Cernuda Prize and the Ojo Crítico Award, as well as Spain’s 1996 National Critics’ Award, the 1996 National Book Award in Spain and the City of Melilla International Prize for Vidas improbables.

His works, which have been translated into several languages, include El novio del mundo, Tratándose de ustedes, a book of poetry titled Trama de niebla and the short-story collectionManeras de perder.




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