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This book by Ana Luísa Amaral stood out from the other candidates because, in an intense artistic dialogue with larger works of painting, it rewrites in an intimate way. and blazing emblematic biblical episodes.
The writer is distinguished with the Francisco de Sá de Miranda Prize about two weeks after her career was recognized by the Queen Sofia Prize for Ibero-American Poetry, awarded by the National Heritage of Spain and the University of Salamanca.
This second edition of the Francisco de Sá de Miranda Literary Prize, promoted by the Municipality of Amares, through the Centro de Estudos Mirandinos, for works by Portuguese-speaking writers, had 202 candidates, six from the Azores, two from Spain, three from France , one from Mozambique, 49 from Brazil and 141 from Portugal.
The jury highlighted the high number of works received, mostly from Portugal and Brazil.
The prize, in the amount of 7,500 euros, should be given to the writer during the month of July.