An the Winner Is: Ignacio Padilla Wins the 3rd Prize of Iberoamericana for Essays

El mexicano Ignacio Padilla gana el III Premio Iberoamericano de Ensayo · ELPAÍS.com.

$50,000 for an essay…not bad.

The jury recognized in its verdict that in the dazzling essay from Padilla that goes through the literary traditions of the whole continent, there emerges “a world overwhelmed, seen through the metaphor of water.”

El jurado destacó en su fallo que en el “deslumbrante” ensayo de Padilla, que recorre las tradiciones literarias de todo un continente, surge “un mundo abrumado, visto a través de las metáforas del agua”.

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