The Jury of the 'Story Competition XXVI Villa de Mazarrón - Antonio del Olmo Segado' has decided that the first prize in this edition is Burgundy Ignacio Martinez for the story 'The Savages', presented under the motto "Miss Kenton."
Followed closely by the second prize, went to Santiago Gonzalez Casero, by 'Jacqueline and fire, presented under the motto "Westergaard."
The ceremony for the awards, which will be chaired by the Mayor of Mazarrón, Francisco Blaya, will be out this Friday, July 30, at 23.00 at Hotel Playa Grande in Puerto de Mazarrón.
The competition has been a high participation, reaching the original 1265 edition, the People's University receiving stories from almost all Latin America (Chile, Argentina, Colombia, Uruguay, Ecuador, Panama, Peru, Guatemala, Cuba, Bolivia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Venezuela and Brazil), also U.S..
Also of most European Union countries, as well as places like Africa, Asia, Australia and Thailand.
The jury for this year has been composed by the writer, Vicente Molina Foix, as chairman, the director of 'Writing Workshop', University of Murcia, Isabelle Garcia Molina, the poet and literary critic Soren Peñalver Zapata, the physician and director Rafael García Castillo Theatre, the University professor and playwright Diana de Paco Serrano and the Director of the Universidad Popular de Mazarrón, José María López Ballesta.
The 'XXVI Competition is organized by the municipality of Mazarron, through the Department of Culture, and People's University of Mazarrón, being provided with first prize of 3,600 euros and a plaque and a second prize of 2,400 euros and a plaque.
Burgundy Ignacio Martínez was born in 1975 in Cartagena, a degree in Geography and History from the University of Murcia and a specialist in journalism from the Courier and the University of the Basque Country.
He now works in the press office of the Technology Centres in the Region of Murcia.
It is also a columnist for the newspaper La Opinión.
Among the awards won by Ignacio Burgundy must distinguish the following: 1998 Young Artists Award March 98 of the City of Cartagena.
1999, 99 Murcia Youth Prize for literature.
2000, Second Prize of National Award City Stories Mula.
2001, Second Prize Short Fiction Young Lyrics Molina de Segura.
2002, Second Prize for Fiction Creates Young.
2005, CAM Award for best play written in Castilian in the IX Youth Literary Contest "Noves Lletres" in Santa Pola (Alicante).
2005, First Prize of the City Council V Benferri Literary Contest (Alicante).
2008, Second prize in this Contest, the Villa de Mazarrón - Mowing Antonio del Olmo.
The Institute for Youth, Cajamurcia and the city of Cartagena Toledano edited the Triptych "The trilogy of Toledo, who was his first book.
Building Projects Youth Award 2002.
Young Artists Competition of the City of Cartagena.
It is also the author of the novels, 'Hotel Mandarache', published by Editorial Antartica (Cartagena, 2005) and 'dark mood' of the Regional Editor (Murcia, 2006), novel that won the 2006 Book of the Year Murciano in Category Fiction.
More recently published 'Reciting Petrarch' (Alfaqueque editions 2009) with which he was a finalist of 'Premio Mario Vargas Llosa's novel' in 2008.
Home Santiago González was born in 1964 in Fuente del Fresno (Ciudad Real), passes the crucial years of learning and youth in Madrid, brought here, still a child, by the winds of rural exodus of the sixties.
It is therefore considered a happy bum fabulous Castilla homelands, although Andalusia, for compelling reasons cordial, also has a powerful role in his life.
Currently, for reasons of work and parenthood, living in Alcazar de San Juan, Ciudad Real, where he teaches a class in the Secondary School (IES Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra).
She graduated in Classics from the University Complutense of Madrid, in 1987.
Works in teaching since 1989.
Among the awards won by Santiago Gonzalez Casero cite the following: XXII International Short Story Award for "Max Aub" (Published by Pre-Textos).
First Prize of Literary Contest IV "José Saramago."
First Prize of Literary Contest VI "Ana Maria Aparicio."
First Prize Short Story Competition XXVI "Villa de Quintanar.
First Prize Story "Villa de Torralba.
First Prize Short Story Contest IX "Emilio Murcia."
XXIV Accésit Story Contest "Gabriel Aresti" of Bilbao.
X Accésit Short Story Contest "Villa de Colindres.
Second prize of the IX International Competition "Ciudad de Torremolinos".
Second prize of XIV Story Contest "Marco Fabio Quintilian."
Second prize in the IV Contest microstories "The Base" Montcada Radio.
Second prize in the Short Story Contest III "Aljafaresa in Seville.
Second prize of the Premio Nacional de Cuentos XII "Ciudad de Mula."
Second prize of National Poetry Contest "Guadiana".
It has also been published in various collections of short stories, and is the author of a novel, "Footprints of humanity", a finalist in the 66 th edition of the Nadal Prize in International Competition "Juan Rulfo" in 2008, in the II International Competition novel "What read-Volkswagen, at the XIII International Literary Contest" Ciudad de Getafe "in their manner of novels, the first International Competition novella" Colmenar Viejo, in Novel Prize XIV "Vargas Llosa" XXIX in the literary contest "Felipe Trigo and the XLI International Short Story Award for" City of Barbastro. "
Source: Ayuntamiento de Mazarrón