31st January 2019.





Puchi Award 2019.

looking for a book. La Casa Encendida and Fulgencio Pimentel are pleased to present the third Puchi award. The competition is open to books in any genre or form: fiction, non-fiction, poetry, novels, comics, illustrated albums, essays, cookbooks, geography books, combinations of the above or any other type imaginable. We’re looking for one-of-a-kind book, or even a whole new kind of book.

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This competition is open to literary and graphic projects of any kind that stand out by virtue of their premise, literary and graphic quality, originality, unconventionality or mould-shattering conception.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Writing
  • Poetry
  • Fiction
  • Non-fiction
  • Novels
  • Comics
  • Essays
  • Cookbooks
  • Geography Books

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

All entries must be submitted before January 31, 2019..

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • All authors of legal age from Spain or any other country are eligible to submit one or more original, unpublished works.
  • Contestants may submit works-in-progress or finished works that have never been published.
  • Projects must be accompanied by either the pseudonym or real name of the author (or authors, in the case of collaborative works).
  • Works may be written in any language, although a provisional translation into English of at least two pages must also be submitted.
  • The entry form, curriculum vitae, summary and statement of motivation, and production requirements must all be submitted in English.
  • Projects financed by another institution will not be accepted.

Opportunity Cost


  • The winner will receive a cash prize of €8,000 (VAT and all other taxes included, as an advance on the rights of the published work) and have his/her work published and distributed by Fulgencio Pimentel.

How to Apply

First Step: Create a new account from here.

Second Step: Submit all required documents:

  • A completed entry form
  • A curriculum vitae (one for each author)
  • National ID, foreign resident ID or passport
  • Brief summary of the work and statement of motivation (max. 2,000 characters with spaces)
  • List of production requirements, if any (max. 1,000 characters with spaces)
  • Finished work or excerpt in the case of works-in-progress

Third Step: Send The application From.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Emam Mahmoud / Egypt 

Reviewed by” Ola A.Khudhur/ Iraq and Alyaa Abdelraouf/ Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team