A prize of $150,000 is given annually to honor the lifetime achievement of a poet, fiction writer, or creative nonfiction writer who writes in Catalan, French, Galician, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, or Spanish. The prize is awarded by a consortium of Mexican government agencies, banks, and universities. Cultural or educational institutions or groups interested in literature may nominate a candidate; individuals may not apply. Submit the writer's curriculum vitae and a letter of support by June 22. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Mexico, FIL Prize in Romance Languages, Guadalajara International Book Fair, Avenida Alemania 1370, Guadalajara, 44190 Jalisco, Mexico.