Mirpuri Foundation is pleased to announce a Prize for the area of literature, alternately in the genres of fiction and poetry, under the name of a national figure of high profile in this area.

With this venture, Mirpuri Foundation intends to distinguish authors and works of excellence within the scope of contemporary literary creation and to promote literature and literary expression as a means of personal enrichment and of freedom of intellectual and artistic expression.

In addition, this initiative seeks to foster social ethics by reinforcing reading habits and creative writing, as a medium of instruction and development of human capacities and critical thinking.

The application process, as well as rules and regulations will be announced on this site. Mirpuri Foundation expects to attribute its first award in the year 2019, in a special ceremony devoted to honor the works and author laureate, but also to promote greater dissemination of its cultural enterprises and philanthropic activities.