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Ida Vitale, Winner of the 2018 FIL Literary Award
03/Sep/2018

The crystal clear voice of the Uruguayan writer “is able to bring new life to tradition and affirm her place in the modern world,” stated the judging panel in their decision, considering her “a poetic force in the world of Spanish-language poetry”


Sergio López Ruelas to Receive this Year’s Tribute to a Librarian
29/Ago/2018

With a career in promoting, forming and professionalizing libraries and librarians that has spanned for over three decades, past winners of the tribute acknowledge “his contributions to library science in Mexico”


India, Guest of Honor at the FIL Guadalajara in 2019
19/Jul/2018

India’s participation as the Guadalajara International Book Fair’s guest of honor was officially announced today, participation that will include a broad sampling of the country’s culture and literature


The Benítez for Benito
25/Jun/2018

“I am a journalist and I wear this hat with extreme pride,” says Beni-to Taibo, who will receive the 2018 National Homage to Cultural Journalism at FIL Guadalajara


Portugal will be a Beacon at the FIL Guadalajara
18/Jun/2018

Over 40 writers, nine nights of music at the Foro FIL, a film series, three exhibitions, two theater productions, and concerts at other venues are all part of Portugal’s proposal for the Fair


María Osorio will receive the Publishing Merit Award
21/May/2018

Babel Libros has housed a space dedicated to literature for children and young people since 2001, and today includes a book store, publishing house and library. “All editors should be more aware of what is going on in children’s literature”, she says.


Call for Nominations Begins for the 2018 FIL Literary Award
17/Abr/2018

The award will be given at this year’s 32nd annual Guadalajara International Book Fair. Nominations will be accepted until July 20


The FIL Opens its Doors with an Accent on Madrid
25/Nov/2017

This year’s opening ceremonies included the recognition of the career and work of writer Emmanuel Carrère and the announcement of the opening of the Casa de México in Madrid


Emmanuel Carrère: Winner of the 2017 FIL Literary Award
04/Sep/2017

This French writer, journalist, screenwriter, critic and filmmaker “is the author of a versatile, broad and transversal body of work that has earned him vast and enthusiastic international distinction,” said the judging panel about the author of The Kin


European literature & the Guadalajara International Book Fair will celebrate Seven years of Reading
23/Ago/2017

At this new edition, the European Literature Festival will have 10 authors, from Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and The Netherlands


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