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Top Latin American Literature Prize Caught In Battle Over (Tangentially Related) Plagiarism
The Guadalajara Book Fair's $150,000 FIL Prize for Literature in Romance Languages went to Peruvian author and journalist Alfredo Bryce Echenique. While the award was for his fiction, his "journalistic career has been tainted by allegations of plagiarism, prompting numerous calls for the writer to renounce the award" and an angry debate "that has divided writers and critics across Latin America." Publishing Perspectives 11/07/12
Posted November 8, 2012 12:48 AM

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