Basilio Sánchez

Basilio Sánchez (Cáceres, 1958). Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Extremadura, has published, among others, the poems ‘Esperando las noticias del agua’ (Pre-textos, 2018), ‘Cristalizaciones’ (XX Ricardo de Molina Poetry Prize, Hiperión, 2013), ‘Las estaciones lentas’ (International Poetry Prize TIFLOS 2007. Visor, 2008) or ‘Entre una sombra y otra’ (Visor, 2006), for which he won the XX International Poetry Prize Unicaja Foundation 2005.

He has also won the Extremadura Prize for Creation of Best Literary Work by Author Extremadura 2007 and the Honorary Mention at Jaime Gil de Biedma Poetry Prize in 1995 and 2003.

In 2018 he won the XXXI International Poetry Prize LOEWE FOUNDATION with his book "He heredado un nogal sobre la tumba de los reyes".


 

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