Camarasa, Luís and Saumell present their award-winning works at the Vila de Martorell

Presentation of winning works Vila Award 2021

Presentation of the three main works awarded the Vila 2021 Prize, this Thursday in the Joan Cererols Auditorium of the Cultural Center. They have made themselves known Glacier milk of Alba Camarasa, Mechanics of Vicente Luis, and of La Foradada of Saumell Light. The Councilor for Culture, Andreu González, attended.

Glacier milk d’Alba Camarasa was awarded the Vila de Martorell 2021 Prize in the open category of poetry in Catalan and has been published by Viena Edicions in the form of an 80-page book of poems. Its author, Alba Caramasa Baixauli (Guadassuar, Valencia) is a poet, graduate in Social Education and psychoeducational. He has published short stories, three books of poetry and collaborates with the newspaper Tarragona digital.

“He talks about the things that paralyze us, with the metaphor of cold and glacial milk. Even if things get complicated, there is always light and heat, and that’s what I wanted to convey, “said Camarasa.

For the author, winning the prize “made me very happy because I had not published or done anything in the literary world for a long time. It was a new opportunity to make my poems known to people. A great pride ”.

Alba Camarasa, autora 'Llet de glacera'

The Cordovan settled in Malaga, Vicente Luis, is a writer and literary critic. Mechanics (Hiperión) was awarded the Vila Prize in the open category of poetry in Spanish. “A book of poems with a scientific vision,” he described. “The idea was to make poetry from science, expand the language and change the traditional system of metaphor. Today, science is the new truth that, in principle, no one disputes. A very powerful system of explaining the world with an arsenal of concepts that poetry also has the right to use ”.

The author believes that “it is lucky to win such a prestigious award. I have crossed the whole peninsula to present the book in Martorell because I am very excited and I hope it will be a milestone in my career ”.

Vicente Luís, autor 'Mecánica'

La Foradada (Viena Edicions) by the journalist and writer from Martorell, resident in Bilbao, Llum Saumell, won the Vila de Martorell Award 2021 in the local category. “It’s an intriguing novel that tells the story of a woman who has to flee and, hours after her escape, find the body of her partner.” As a result, a professional killer, a pregnant police officer, a missing friend and other people will look for Laura, but for different reasons.

“The Vila Awards have always been part of my life. I have lived them as a journalist on Ràdio Martorell, as a reader, as an audience and as a participant “, said Saumell.

Llum Saumell, autora 'La Foradada'

The actress Mar Ulldemolins has been the master of ceremonies and in charge of reading the three works, accompanied by the performance of the Martorell dancer Blai López and Joan Jansana, who have performed pieces of contemporary dance.


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