Huelva Manuel Manuel de Lara Ródenas wins the XXVII Salvador Rueda Poetry Prize

Huelva Manuel Manuel de Lara Ródenas wins the XXVII Salvador Rueda Poetry Prize

The City of Rincón de la Victoria announced this Friday the winner of the XXVII Poem Prize Rincón de la Victoria in memoriam Salvador Rueda who has fallen to the Huelva Manuel Manuel de Lara Ródenas, with the poems 'Collection remains'. The winner, 57 years old, will receive an award worth 3,000 euros, the publication of the poems by the Editions Center of the Diputación de Málaga (Cedma), thanks to the sponsorship of Fundación Unicaja and Añoreta Golf, in addition to a sculpture of the artist Jaime Pimentel.

The Councilor for Culture of Rincon de la Victoria, Clara Perles (Cs), highlighted ?the level of the 38 works presented that give proof of the notoriety of this award, which every year crosses borders, receiving works from all over Spain and from other countries like Cuba in the 2019 edition ». The mayor of Rincon de la Victoria, Francisco Salado (PP), highlighted "the important, literary quality and trajectory of this consolidated poetry prize, which is an important international promotion for Rincon de la Victoria." Likewise, Salado has thanked the support and sponsorship of Añoreta Golf, Unicaja Foundation and Provincial Council of Malaga «for their firm conviction w

Of the winning work, the president of the jury, Manuel Salinas, has said that ?it is a prize presented unanimously that stands out for being a very representative book of human crises from the age of fifty, at which time produces a true intimate personal representation ». In addition, Salinas has highlighted "the use of everyday language, current and close, that does not lose the nobility of lyrical language."

The presentation of the ruling has had the presence of the head of Publications and Awards of the Unicaja Foundation, Francisco Cañadas, who has shown his satisfaction "for being a year more sponsor of the call that enjoys significant prestige in the national literary scene" , together with the CEO of Añoreta Golf, José Luis Acha, and the mayor of the Social Welfare Area and second deputy mayor, Elena Aguilar (Cs).

The jury of this edition has been composed by María Belén Molina and Antonio Gómez. The prize of the XXVI edition went to Ramón Martínez from Granada for 'When the doubt is certain'. Manuel José de Lara Ródenas (Huelva, 1963) is a Doctor of History from the University of Seville and a professor of Modern History at the University of Huelva. Academician of the Real Academia Sevilla de Buenas Letras,. He has received numerous university awards and is the author of the works' Religiosity and culture in the modern Huelva ', `A heterodox in the Huelva of the Enlightenment', among others.

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