Basilio Sánchez

Basilio Sánchez (Cáceres, 1958) has been the winner of the 31st edition of the LOEWE Foundation International Poetry Prize due to the poem "He heredado un nogal sobre la tumba de los reyes"


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History of the LOEWE Poetry Prize

An accolade awarded on a yearly basis, the LOEWE FOUNDATION International Poetry Prize was established in 1988 by the foundation's president at the time, Enrique Loewe, together with the poet Luis Antonio de Villena and the editor Jesús Visor.

In the thirty years since it was first established, the judges have recognised some of the most outstanding poets in the Spanish-speaking world.

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