The Story Contest "Villa de Mazarrón-Antonio Segado del Olmo" is already in the final stages of editing for this year, the twenty-ninth of this literary event.
The development of this contest, launched last October, will end on July 26 with the awards, which are added as usual several activities related to the world of the story.
These include the conference of the writer Lucia Etxebarria that the July 25 at 22 am will speak on "The story as a literary genre."
Previously, on June 19, same time, will be the presentation and signing copies of "We" of Ginés Aniorte.
All these events will be held in Hotel "Playa Grande" of Puerto de Mazarrón.
Moreover, it has already carried out the selection of twelve stories finalists prior to the final decision of the jury will be announced on Friday, July 19.
That day will reveal the winner of the first prize endowed with 3,600 euros more plates, and the second prize of the contest endowed with 2,400 euros more plaque.
The twelve finalists stories and their authors are pseudonyms "The Clockmaker of Big Ben" of Matthew Writer, "Cholera Del" of Ziko, "Papini Pond or betrayal" of Faulkner, "The Hero" also Faulkner, " Typewriter "Hedgehog," Pardons "in Woolloomoolloo Gouger," The Last Voyage of King Belshazzar, "" Sunset on The Mulberry "Covián Saul," Live "from Guayem," A pair of shoes "Antofagasta" The soup "of Julien Sorel and" The Order ".
As most significant data this year is remarkable the high quality of the 1,297 papers presented, whose provenance is shared between our country and those from Spanish-speaking countries, the latter representing almost 35% of the total and in the same line as in the past, where the participation of this part of the world was around 37%.
Stories have also been received from as far away as Australia, Thailand or the Middle East.
The Story Contest "Villa de Mazarrón-Antonio Segado del Olmo" is an event that, at present, not only is fully consolidated and integrated into the cultural landscape within and outside the municipality, but also offers a long history in the that there have been several publications and has been attended by personalities from the world of literature in all its facets.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Mazarrón