1. Writers, who must be 18-35 years old, of all nationalities, Spain residents only, are allowed to participate to the competition with just one unpublished short story, written in Italian, English or Spanish language, on a freely chosen subject, no longer than seven pages (25 lines per page).
2. The closing date for entries is the 30th May 2011. The story must be sent or handed in two typed copy and in a soft copy on Microsoft Word format, not signed, together with a letter containing the author’s name, age and address (telephone number or e-mail) to the following address:
Laboratorio de Escritura
c/Escorial, 11. 6º
08024 Barcelona- España-
(Para el Prix Energheia 2011)
3. A committee, appointed by the organizers of the competition, will read and evaluate the stories in order to indicate the best five among them to be submitted to the Italian Jury for final judgement.
4. The Jury will declare the winner story. The author awarded the first prize will have plane ticket and accommodation expenses paid in order to take part to the final ceremony that will be held in Matera (Italy), in September 2011.
5. The organizers of the competition will have the unrestricted right to publish and reproduce the winning stories (including runners up), in the original language and in translation.
6. It’s up to the contest organizers to take any further decision not included in the present regulations.
7. A copy or information of the present announcement can be obtained at the following address:
The referent in Spain for “Prix Energheia Europa – Edition 2011” is Fernando Clemot
Associazione Culturale Energheia – Via dei Bizantini,13 – 75100 Matera(ITALY) e-mail: email@example.com
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Fernando Clemot: a short biography.
Spanish writer, degree in Spanish Philology at the University of Barcelona, city where he lives at present time, has published several large award-winning writings. El golfo de los Poetas, Barataria Ediciones: Sevilla, 2009; Estancos del Chiado, Paralelo Sur Ediciones: Barcelona, 2009; El café de los portugueses, Fundación Kutxa: Donostia, 2006; En la frontera (The best tales about chican literature), Gran Vía Edizioni :Milano, 2008; in collaboration with Klaus Zilles. Siglo XXI: Los nuevos nombres del cuento español, Menoscuarto: Palencia, 2010. Articles and critical reviews bearing his signature available on: Quimera, Barcarola, EOM, Paralelo Sur, La Jiribilla, La Siega, Los Deseos. Currently, he holds writing courses and Spanish literature classes at the University of Barcelona.