UT Arlington professor wins international poetry award

UT Arlington Associate Professor of Spanish Ignacio Ruiz-Pérez recently received the Ninth Annual Luis Cardoza y Aragón Poetry Prize, an international award open to poets from Mexico and Central America.

Ruiz-Pérez received the prestigious honor for his work Notas manuscritas llenas de incógnitas (Manuscript Notes Full of Questions).

The award is sponsored by the Mexican Embassy in Guatemala, the Guatemalan Ministry of Culture, and Fondo de Cultura Económica, a major Mexican publishing house. 

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