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THE MALLORCA AWARDS FOR LITERARY CREATION RECEIVE 273 CONSTRUCTION

The Mallorca Awards for Literary Creation are back for another year with a significant number of participating works, that now will have to be valued by the jury.

Works presented in the Mallorca Awards for Literary Creation 2022

This year, the Mallorca Awards for Literary Creation have received a total of 273 works for evaluation. This amount includes all contest categories: Narrativa, test, Poetry, theater and children. This implies an increase in participants in most categories, being the lyric (120), la narraitva (65) and the theatrical (56) the most outstanding. The significant increase in participants since the recovery of the contest in 2016 It is very good news, it denotes the good health of literature and culture in the Balearic Islands.

Awards for winning works

The Mallorca Awards for Literary Creation aim to promote literary production in the Catalan language. For that reason, the Consell will edit and promote the winning works. Through public tender, has commissioned it from Disset Edicío and the publishing house Gal·lès Edicions the editing task. These publishers have already taken charge of publishing the winning works in 2020 y 2021.

On the other hand, as usual, the winners will also receive an economic award that will vary depending on the category. Prizes range from 10000 A los 25000 euros, with a total budget of 79000. This is no change from the previous year..

Of course, those in charge of deciding which works and authors deserve to receive the award in the different categories will be the members of the professional jury. It should be noted that each category will have a different jury to ensure that the people in charge of evaluating the works are experts in the respective literary genres..

MALLORCA AWARDS FOR LITERARY CREATION

Gala of the Mallorca Awards for Literary Creation 2021

Announcement of the winners

El 31 December the titles of the winning works will be announced. The announcement will be made at a special gala within the framework of the celebrations of the Day of Mallorca. Además, it is expected that the works can be presented already edited for the day of Sant Jordi next year.

 

By Maite Vallejo

 

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