Manuel Vilas

Manuel Vilas, winner of the 2015 Letters of Aragon Award-, and X Llanes of Travelers Award, writes novels, short stories, poetry and non-fiction; in addition he writes regularly for newspapers such El Pais, Grupo Bocento and in literary journals. Recent books include the non-fiction books América (2017) and Arde el sol sin tiempo (2014), the novels Lou Reed era español (2016), El luminoso regalo (2013), Los inmortales(2012), and the short stories Setecientos millones de rinocerontes (2015). Published and much acclaimed books of poetry include Resurrección (XV Jaime Gil de Biedma Award, 2005), Calor (VI Fray Luis of León Award, 2008), Amor. poesía reunida, 1988 -2010 Amor. poesía reunida (2010), Gran Vilas (XXXIII City of Melilla Award, 2012), and El hundimiento (Generación of 27 Award, 2015.) Visor Publishers published his Complete Poetry from 1980 to 2016, a volume of 640 pages, in 2016. During the Spring 2017 he was an Obermann Fellow Writer in Residence at the University of Iowa. His books had been translated to English, French, Turkish and Bulgarian.