After a three-year hiatus as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19was delivered this thursday Rogelio Trevino National Poetry Prize Corresponding to the years 2019, 2020 and 2021.
In this triple event, the first winner was Ana Paula Ojeda ColWith the winner of the 2019 edition”i admit i’m sad”, a young writer from Sinaloa who pours her personal experiences into her text.
“This collection of poems addresses the many emotions we do not recognize publicly, fear, pain, inadequacy, which are really our feelings, without which we are not complete,” he explains in Poet’s House. Ramon Lopez VelardeIn the Roma neighborhood of Mexico City.
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Anna Paula, the youngest author to receive the National Poetry Prize in 2019, said, “I am talking about the feelings that we express only through literature, because there is no place for lies in literature “
“Art is the most genuine way to exorcise the ghosts that haunt us,” said the native of cooliacan (Sinaloa), who wanted to express in words what is difficult to say through his poetry.
He said of his award-winning poetry collection, “I admit that I am sad, it is a very short book, it contains 22 poems, from which we can free ourselves and know that it always comes to the fore.” “
While the 2020 award winners, Lilia Ramirezbasically . belongs to Veracruzand about his work Federico Coral Vallejowho led the presentation said that “mark display The more the presence of rhetorical poetic thought, the more formed”.
“The collection of poems is small in size, but it is vast in all aspects,” insisted Coral Vallejo, “the author has a clear voice, aware of his fate.”
Similarly, Lilia Ramírez states that she ventured into poetry at the age of 50, and knows that writing a poet can be inspired not only by personal experiences, and refers to Naomi Wolf You Marina Abramovich They are the women on whom he does his work, in which he sees the art and from there he creates his poetry.
except, “homeless family“, of the capital Ricardo Animasowas awarded the prize in 2021, and until now it has been possible for the authors to be recognized individually.
“There are things in this book that I never talked about, like drug trafficking,” Animas said.
Ricardo is fond of digital technologies, and it is not only the type of device, such as the smartphone, that is the object of his poetry; As well as his childhood narratives, when, as he admitted, he entered poetry at that young age.
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From north to south, three different experiences, but at the same time, would say Coral Vallejo, who relied on that poem, as he would say allen ginsbergWill continue to save the world.
After Covid, they present National Poetry Prize to Rogelio Trevino