Puchi Award 2022 now is over!
La Casa Encendida and Fulgencio Pimente are pleased to present the fourth Puchi award, competition open to books in any genre or form: fiction, non-fiction, poetry, novels, comics, picture books, essays, cookbooks, geography books, combinations of the above or any other type imaginable.
La Casa Encendida and Fulgencio Pimentel are pleased to present the fourth Puchi award.
The competition is open to books in any genre or form: fiction, non-fiction, poetry, novels, comics, picture books, essays, cookbooks, geography books, combinations of the above or any other type imaginable. Organizer is looking for one-of-a-kind book, or even a whole new kind of book.
A book can contain everything and anything, and that is precisely what this contest wants: fiction and non-fiction, essays, informative literature, poetry, illustration, comics, cookbooks, geography books, combinations of the above or any other type of work. Conventional novels will not be considered and only novels that can be clearly defined as experimental will be accepted. This competition is open to literary and graphic projects of any kind that stand out by virtue of their premise, literary and graphic quality, originality, unconventionality or mould – shattering conception. The aim of this award is to shine a spotlight on works of the highest quality and originality.
Contestants may submit only finished works that have never been published, at least not with an ISBN and/or for commercial distribution.
La Casa Encendida and Fulgencio Pimentel will have the final say regarding design and production aspects of the book.
You need to preparare:
➜ Brief summary of the work and statement of motivation (max. 2,000 characters with spaces)
➜ List of production requirements, if any (max. 1,000 characters with spaces)
➜ Finished work or in original language (PDF or Word document).
➜ Provisional translation into English of at least two pages of the work.
Works may be written in any language, although a provisional translation into English of at least two pages must also be submitted.
Materials may be uploaded in the following formats:
➜ PDF up to 15 MB
➜ Images: JPG up to 10 MB; images must measure 900 x 540 (w x h), with one side equal to and the other side equal to or less than the stipulated measurements for width and height, according to the proportions of the original image (maximum of 15 images)
All authors of legal age from Spain or any other country are eligible to submit one or more original, unpublished works.
The winner will receive a cash prize of €8,000 (VAT and all other taxes included, as an advance on the rights of the published work) and have his/her work published and distributed by Fulgencio Pimentel.
Exceptionally, a Special Jury Award may be awarded. This exceptional award would imply the project publication.
There is no entry fee to participate!