Premio Internacional de Poesía
Juan Ramón Jiménez
“Premio Internacional de Poesía Juan Ramón Jiménez de Coral Gables” is created with the objective of celebrating poetic creation and the advancement of new authors within the panorama of Hispanic poetry.
René Fuentes (Bayamo, Cuba, 1969) Poet, narrator and playwright. He has lived in Uruguay since 1996. The ORT Uruguay University awarded him the Award for Teaching Excellence (2002). His most outstanding books are: Los gallinazos (Cuba, April Poetry Prize 1994 and Pinos Nuevos Prize 1995), Las trappas del paraíso (novel, Uruguay 1996 and the United States 2022), The written sea (Uruguay, novel, 2006, National Prize for Literature 2004), Caballo que ladra (Uruguay, Onetti Poetry Prize 2013 and National Literature Prize 2016), Guitarra del mesón (Spain, 2017, IX Blas de Otero-Villa de Bilbao Poetry Prize 2016), The hand that the the dog carried in his mouth (Spain, VI Fundación MonteLeón International Short Novel Award 2017), Pieces to repair a trill (United States, theater, 2021) and The seas that name me (poetry collected 1995-2020, Germany, 2021). Recently, his novel Cervantina won the Ciutat de València Prize for Fiction Vicente Blasco Ibáñez (2022).
Jeannette l. clarion
Jeannette L. Clariond. Poet and translator, she has published, among others, Mujer turning her back; Deserted memory, Efraín Huerta National Poetry Award (1996); All before the night, Gonzalo Rojas Poetry Award (2001); for her translation of Charles Wright's Black Zodiac she was awarded the Rockefeller-Conaculta Scholarship (2004); for the Anthology of American Poetry: The School of Wallace Stevens, the Banff Translators Fellowship (2004); the Alda Merini House-Museum distinguished her with an award in Milan (2016). For her poetic work and her contribution to culture, she received the Juan de Mairena Award from the University of Guadalajara (2014). The same year the Autonomous University of Nuevo León distinguished her with the Editorial Merit Award and she published Astillada claridad. For her Before a naked body she won the San Juan de la Cruz Ibero-American Poetry Prize, Fontiveros, Spain (2018). For Las lágrimas de las cosas she won the Enriqueta Ochoa Poetry Award (2021).
Efe Rosario (Felix Miguel Rosario Ortiz, Puerto Rico) Writer, editor and university professor. He obtained his bachelor's degree from the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus and his doctorate in Latin American literature from Cornell University in New York with a thesis on memory, paranoia and personal writing. He has published two collections of poems: "The weather has been terrible with us" (Ediciones Alayubia, 2020) and "The places where we were happy also die" (winning work of the I Juan Ramón Jiménez International Poetry Award from Coral Gables). Some of his texts have appeared in newspapers, anthologies, and magazines in Puerto Rico, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela, the United States, and Spain.