National Prize for Literature (Venezuela)


National Prize for Literature (Venezuela)
Arturo Uslar Pietri has won the Prize twice, in 1954 and 1982

The National Prize for Literature (Spanish: Premio Nacional de Literatura) is a literary award made annually to Venezuelan writers.

  • 1948 Mario Briceño Iragorry (El Regente Heredia o la piedad heroica)
  • 1949 Carlos Augusto León (A solas con la vida)
  • 1950 Santiago Key Ayala (Bajo el signo del Avila)
  • 1951 Juan Liscano (Humano destino)
  • 1952 Ramón Díaz Sánchez (Guzmán: elipse de una ambición de poder)
  • 1953 Félix Armando Núñez (El poema de la tarde)
  • 1954 Mariano Picón Salas (Los días de Cipriano Castro)
  • 1954 Arturo Uslar Pietri (Las nubes)
  • 1955 Manuel Felipe Rugeles (Cantos de sur y norte)
  • 1956 Miguel Otero Silva (Casas Muertas)
  • 1956 Augusto Mijares (La luz y el espejo)
  • 1957 Juan Beroes (Poemas itálicos : materia de eternidad)
  • 1958 Rómulo Gallegos (La doncella)
  • 1959 Juan Manuel González (La heredad junto al viento)
  • 1960 José Fabbiani Ruiz (A orillas del sueño)
  • 1961 José Ramón Medina (Memorias y elegías)
  • 1962 José Antonio de Armas Chitty (Tucupido, Formación de un Pueblo del Llano)
  • 1963 Luis Pastori (Elegía sin fin)
  • 1964 Arturo Croce (El espacio en el tiempo)
  • 1965 José Tadeo Arreaza Calatrava (category: poetry. Poesía)
  • 1966 Alberto Arvelo Torrealba (Lazo Martí: vigencia en lejanía)
  • 1967 Fernando Paz Castillo (Poesía)
  • 1968 Guillermo Meneses (Espejos y disfraces)
  • 1969 Vicente Gerbasi (Poesía de viajes)
  • 1970 Alfredo Armas Alfonzo (El osario de Dios)
  • 1970 Luis Beltrán Guerrero (El tema de la revolución)
  • 1971 Pablo Rojas Guardia (La voz inacabada)
  • 1972 Alfredo Boulton (Historia de la pintura en Venezuela)
  • 1973 Salvador Garmendia (Los escondites)
  • 1973 Caupolicán Ovalles (category: poetry. Copa de huesos)
  • 1973 Jose Luis Salcedo Bastardo (Bolívar: un continente y un destino)
  • 1974 José Ramón Heredia (category: poetry. Antología poética)
  • 1974 Pedro Pablo Barnola Duxans (category: essay. Afirmaciones de cultura)
  • 1974 Julio Garmendia (lifetime achievement)
  • 1975 Orlando Araujo (category: essay. Contrapunteo de la vida y de la muerte: ensayo sobre la poesía de Alberto Arvelo Torrealba)
  • 1975 Ramón Palomares (Adios Escuque)
  • 1976 Antonia Palacios (El largo día ya seguro)
  • 1976 Juan Sánchez Peláez (category: poetry. Rasgos comunes)
  • 1976 Guillermo Sucre (category: essay. La máscara, la transparencia)
  • 1977 Ida Gramcko (category: poetry)
  • 1978 Juan David García Bacca (lifetime achievement)
  • 1978 Luis Alberto Crespo (category: poetry. Costumbre de Sequía)
  • 1979 Francisco Pérez Perdomo (lifetime achievement)
  • 1980 Adriano González León
  • 1981 Miguel Ramón Utrera
  • 1982 Arturo Uslar Pietri (La isla de Robinson)
  • 1983 Pascual Venegas Filardo
  • 1984 Isaac J. Pardo (lifetime achievement)
  • 1985 Rafael Cadenas (lifetime achievement)
  • 1986 Luz Machado (lifetime achievement)
  • 1987 Rafael Ángel Díaz Sosa (lifetime achievement)
  • 1989 Ana Enriqueta Terán
  • 1990 Guillermo Morón (lifetime achievement)
  • 1991 José Balza (lifetime achievement)
  • 1992 Pedro Pablo Paredes (lifetime achievement)
  • 1993 Pedro Grases (lifetime achievement)
  • 1994 Elizabeth Schön (lifetime achievement)
  • 1998 Eugenio Montejo
  • 2002 Luis Britto García (lifetime achievement)
  • 2006 Renato Rodríguez (lifetime achievement)
  • 2010 Luis Albero Crespo (lifetime achievement)

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