The Asociación de Países Amigos (A.P.A.), based in Helsinki (Finland), announces the XII International Literary Contest “Angel Ganivet” – which includes the modalities of story and poetry, proposing these genres in alternate years.

All persons over 18 years of age may participate, regardless of their nationality, provided they present stories in Spanish, original and unpublished.

Genre 2018: story

Prize: Portrait valued at € 6,000, diploma and publication in anthology

Open to: without restrictions

Convener Entity: Association of Friendly Countries (A.P.A.)

Country of the organizing entity: Finland

Closing date: July 15, 2018

The texts may be submitted before 15 July 2018 and will be assessed by a team of renowned literature professionals.

This year’s winner will be honored, in addition to the usual prize in cash and diploma, with a portrait of the Valencian artist Alejandro Cabeza, a tradition that began with the 8th edition of the contest.

The original texts will be presented in digital format. The work must be sent to the electronic address: concursoliterarioaganivet[at]

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