Montserrat Espinar received on Friday night the first prize in XXXII Story Contest Villa de Mazarrón at a gala that featured this year with Andrés Trapiello as a guest writer and member of the jury of the contest.
The Valencian author received from the Mayor of Mazarrón, Alicia Jimenez, the award recognizes his story titled "Murder" as the best of the 862 works submitted to a competition organized by the People's University of Mazarrón with the Department of Culture .
The first prize of this contest is endowed with 3,600 euros.
The second prize or second prize Story Contest Villa de Mazarrón-Olmo Antonio Mowing of this year fell Armando Ruiz.
The author Navarre received the prize, worth 2,400 euros, for his story "A dangerous neighbor".
The jury of the XXXII edition of the Story Contest "Villa de Mazarrón Antonio Segado del Olmo" has been composed by Andrew Trapiello, by Maria Angeles Rodriguez Alonso (University of Murcia), José Cantabellas (writer), Ignacio Martin Lerma (Professor University of Murcia and poet), Fernando Fernández Villa (editor) and José María López Ballesta (director of the People's University of Mazarrón).
About 900 papers were presented, on this occasion, the contest arrived mostly from Latin America, but also from European countries, North America and Middle East.
The gala, held at the Hotel Playa Grande is one of the biggest events of social significance in the municipality.
The councilman of Culture, Pedro Martinez and the director of the Popular University Jose Maria Lopez had a strong presence in a ceremony attended by members of the municipal corporation and representatives of the business and cultural world.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Mazarrón