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IWP Alum Wins 2012 Alfaguara Novel Prize

Leopold Brizuela, Argentine author and 2003 resident of the International Writing Program, was awarded the 2012 Alfaguara Novel Prize for his work Una misma noche. The prize consists of a $175,000 award and a sculpture by Marin Chirino. The Alfaguara Novel Prize rewards quality, unpublished works written in Spanish - the prestige of the award throughout the Spanish-speaking world ensures the winning selection’s success and international distribution, with simultaneous publishing runs in Spain, Latin America and the United States.


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