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Fernando del Paso wins Juan Rulfo Prize

Mexican writer Fernando del Paso has been awarded the Juan Rulfo literary prize, a major honor in Spanish literature.  Born in Mexico City in 1935, Del Paso is the author of Palinuro of Mexico and Noticias del Imperio, among other works.  Though best known for his four novels, he has also had success as a poet, painter, playwright, journalist, and diplomat. 

The literary prize will be presented officially at the Guadalajara International Book Fair in November.