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The deadline for receiving works nominated for the 24th edition of the Fernando Namora Literary Prize expires on the 31st of July.
Despite the Covid-19 pandemic crisis that continues to worry the country and the world, Estoril Sol has maintained one of the most prestigious awards that are part of the calendar of culturally relevant events. The jury will be chaired by Guilherme D‘Oliveira Martins.
The Fernando Namora Literary Prize is intended to reward a work of fiction (novel or novel), by Portuguese author, published in 2020, provided that the writer has not been awarded in the three previous editions. Created by Estoril Sol in 1988, this prestigious award has a monetary value of 15 thousand euros, and is issued annually.
The Jury, in addition to Guilherme D`Oliveira Martins, who presides, on behalf of the CNC – National Culture Center, also includes José Manuel Mendes, from the Portuguese Association of Writers; Maria Carlos Gil Loureiro, by the Directorate General for Books and Libraries; Manuel Frias Martins, by the Portuguese Association of Literary Critics; and, also, Maria Alzira Seixo, José Carlos de Vasconcelos and Liberto Cruz, invited individually, as well as Dinis de Abreu, representing Estoril Sol.