Notable: Susan Byrne

Susan Byrne (World Languages and Cultures) was one of 11 jury members who decided the 2019 winner of Spain's most prestigious literary prize, the Premio de Literatura en Lengua Castellana Miguel de Cervantes. The jury met in Madrid earlier this month, and this year's winner was poet Joan Margarit i Consarnau, who writes in both Catalán and Spanish. His poems have been translated into German, Basque, Hebrew, French, English, Portuguese and Russian. 

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