We’re looking for a book.
La Casa Encendida and Fulgencio Pimentel
are pleased to present the first Puchi award.

The competition is open to books in any genre or form:
fiction, non-fiction, poetry, novels, comics, picture books,
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.

The Puchi award will be governed by the following rules:

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. A book can contain everything and anything, and that is precisely what this contest wants: fiction and non-fiction, essays, informative literature, poetry, illustration, comics, cookbooks, geography books, combinations of the above or any other type of work.

The aim of this award is to shine a spotlight on works of the highest quality and originality.

Elegibility

All authors of legal age from Spain or any other country are eligible to submit one or more original, unpublished works.

Dates

Projects may be submitted between 25 October 2017 and 11 February 2018 at 23:59 (GTM+1), both dates included. Submissions sent before or after this period will not be accepted.

Prize

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.

Excepcionally, a Special Jury Award may be awarded. This excepcional award would imply the project publication.

Requirements

Projects must be submitted via the form posted on the website of La Casa Encendida.

Contestants may submit works-in-progress or finished works that have never been published, at least not with an ISBN and/or for commercial distribution. Projects must be accompanied by either the pseudonym or real name of the author (or authors, in the case of collaborative works).

Each author or co-author of the project must submit:

  • 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

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.

Materials may be uploaded to the website in the following formats:

  • PDF up to 15 MB
  • Images: JPG up to 10 MB; images must measure 900 x 540 (w x h), with one side equal to and the other side equal to or less than the stipulated measurements for width and height, according to the proportions of the original image (maximum of 15 images)

Previous works may also be shown, following the guidelines provided on the website.

Submitted works that do not comply with these requirements will be disqualified by the jury.

Publication

The award recipient will grant the publishers exclusive worldwide rights to the winning work, including all reproduction, distribution, public communication and transformation rights, for a period of 10 years. Reception of the prize money is contingent on the completion and publication of the winning work. If the award recipient fails to deliver the finished project by the date(s) agreed upon by both parties, the organisers may demand reimbursement of the total prize amount.

The winner will be entitled to receive 25 copies of his/her work. The publishers may exercise their rights to the winning work for themselves or sign any exclusive or non-exclusive agreements with third parties deemed necessary to facilitate the exercise and application of those rights and in various forms in other countries.

The author will not be entitled to any sums other than that received as a cash prize, which for contractual purposes will be treated as an advance until the amount has been settled in full.

Jury

Fulgencio Pimentel and La Casa Encendida will appoint a preliminary review panel, which will read the submissions and shortlist 10 works to be considered by a jury of renowned judges. The number of shortlisted works may be increased if the review panel deems it appropriate in light of the quality of the works submitted. The jury will consist of two prominent personalities from the world of publishing and the arts, one representative of La Casa Encendida and one representative of the Fulgencio Pimentel publishing house.

The jury’s decision will be final, and the competition may be declared void. There will be no runners-up prizes, and the names of shortlisted authors will not be disclosed. Only the sealed envelope with the name of the winning work will be opened. All documentation submitted to this contest, except that of the winner, will be destroyed, and there will be no correspondence with authors competing for the award. Participation in the Puchi Award implies full acceptance of the award rules.

Publicity

  1. The authors are responsible for registering submitted works with the Intellectual Property Register (Patent Office) and for the potential consequences of failing to do so from the moment a work is submitted to the competition.
  2. Projects financed by another institution will not be accepted.
  3. Submitted works that do not comply with these requirements will be disqualified by the jury.
  4. By participating in this competition, the authors confirm that they understand and accept these rules.
  5. When the project is finished and made public, the author/s must indicate that it was made possible thanks to the support of the two participating organisations:

 

  • La Casa Encendida
  • Fulgencio Pimentel

Confidentiality

All documentation submitted to this competition will be kept confidential, in compliance with the stipulations of Organic Law 15/1999 of 13 December, which regulates the protection of personal date, with regard to all data provided that falls within the scope of said law.

Puchi Award 2018

Book project open call

Where: worldwide

Genres: all

Prize: 8.000 euros + publication

Submisions: 25/10/2017 – 11/02/2018

Guidelines

Puchi Award 2018

Book project call

Where: worldwide

Genres: all

Prize: 8.000 euros + publication

Submisions: 25/10/2017 – 11/02/2018

 

We’re looking for a book.
La Casa Encendida and Fulgencio Pimentel
are pleased to present the first Puchi award.

 

The competition is open to books in any genre or form: fiction, non-fiction, poetry, novels, comics, picture books, 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.

 

Puchi Award will be governed by the following rules:

 

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. A book can contain everything and anything, and that is precisely what this contest wants: fiction and non-fiction, essays, informative literature, poetry, illustration, comics, cookbooks, geography books, combinations of the above or any other type of work.

 

The aim of this award is to shine a spotlight on works of the highest quality and originality.

 

Elegibility

 

All authors of legal age from Spain or any other country are eligible to submit one or more original, unpublished works.

 

Dates

 

Projects may be submitted between 25 October 2017 and 11 February 2018 at 23:59 (GTM+1), both dates included. Submissions sent before or after this period will not be accepted.

 

Prize

 

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.

Excepcionally, a Special Jury Award may be awarded. This excepcional award would imply the project publication.

Requirements

 

Projects must be submitted via the form posted on the website of La Casa Encendida.

 

Contestants may submit works-in-progress or finished works that have never been published, at least not with an ISBN and/or for commercial distribution. Projects must be accompanied by either the pseudonym or real name of the author (or authors, in the case of collaborative works).

 

Each author or co-author of the project must submit:

 

  • 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

 

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.

 

Materials may be uploaded to the website in the following formats:

 

  • PDF up to 15 MB
  • Images: JPG up to 10 MB; images must measure 900 x 540 (w x h), with one side equal to and the other side equal to or less than the stipulated measurements for width and height, according to the proportions of the original image (maximum of 15 images)

 

Previous works may also be shown, following the guidelines provided on the website.

 

Submitted works that do not comply with these requirements will be disqualified by the jury.

 

Publication

 

The award recipient will grant the publishers exclusive worldwide rights to the winning work, including all reproduction, distribution, public communication and transformation rights, for a period of 10 years. Reception of the prize money is contingent on the completion and publication of the winning work. If the award recipient fails to deliver the finished project by the date(s) agreed upon by both parties, the organisers may demand reimbursement of the total prize amount.

 

The winner will be entitled to receive 25 copies of his/her work. The publishers may exercise their rights to the winning work for themselves or sign any exclusive or non-exclusive agreements with third parties deemed necessary to facilitate the exercise and application of those rights and in various forms in other countries.

 

The author will not be entitled to any sums other than that received as a cash prize, which for contractual purposes will be treated as an advance until the amount has been settled in full.

 

Jury

 

Fulgencio Pimentel and La Casa Encendida will appoint a preliminary review panel, which will read the submissions and shortlist 10 works to be considered by a jury of renowned judges. The number of shortlisted works may be increased if the review panel deems it appropriate in light of the quality of the works submitted. The jury will consist of two prominent personalities from the world of publishing and the arts, one representative of La Casa Encendida and one representative of the Fulgencio Pimentel publishing house.

 

The jury’s decision will be final, and the competition may be declared void. There will be no runners-up prizes, and the names of shortlisted authors will not be disclosed. Only the sealed envelope with the name of the winning work will be opened. All documentation submitted to this contest, except that of the winner, will be destroyed, and there will be no correspondence with authors competing for the award. Participation in the Puchi Award implies full acceptance of the award rules.

 

Publicity

 

  1. The authors are responsible for registering submitted works with the Intellectual Property Register (Patent Office) and for the potential consequences of failing to do so from the moment a work is submitted to the competition.
  2. Projects financed by another institution will not be accepted.
  3. Submitted works that do not comply with these requirements will be disqualified by the jury.
  4. By participating in this competition, the authors confirm that they understand and accept these rules.
  5. When the project is finished and made public, the author/s must indicate that it was made possible thanks to the support of the two participating organisations:

 

  • La Casa Encendida
  • Fulgencio Pimentel

 

Confidentiality

 

All documentation submitted to this competition will be kept confidential, in compliance with the stipulations of Organic Law 15/1999 of 13 December, which regulates the protection of personal date, with regard to all data provided that falls within the scope of said law.

Guidelines

Puchi Award 2018
Book project call
Where: worldwide
Genres: all
Prize: 8.000 euros + publication
Submisions: 25/10/2017 – 25/01/2018

We’re looking for a book.
La Casa Encendida and Fulgencio Pimentel are pleased to present
the first Puchi award.

 

The competition is open to books in any genre or form: fiction, non-fiction, poetry, novels, comics, picture books, 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.

 

Puchi Award will be governed by the following rules:

 

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. A book can contain everything and anything, and that is precisely what this contest wants: fiction and non-fiction, essays, informative literature, poetry, illustration, comics, cookbooks, geography books, combinations of the above or any other type of work.

 

The aim of this award is to shine a spotlight on works of the highest quality and originality.

 

Elegibility

 

All authors of legal age from Spain or any other country are eligible to submit one or more original, unpublished works.

 

Dates

 

Projects may be submitted between 25 October 2017 and 11 February 2018 at 23:59 (GTM+1), both dates included. Submissions sent before or after this period will not be accepted.

 

Prize

 

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.

Excepcionally, a Special Jury Award may be awarded. This excepcional award would imply the project publication.

Requirements

 

Projects must be submitted via the form posted on the website of La Casa Encendida.

 

Contestants may submit works-in-progress or finished works that have never been published, at least not with an ISBN and/or for commercial distribution. Projects must be accompanied by either the pseudonym or real name of the author (or authors, in the case of collaborative works).

 

Each author or co-author of the project must submit:

 

  • 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

 

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.

 

Materials may be uploaded to the website in the following formats:

 

  • PDF up to 15 MB
  • Images: JPG up to 10 MB; images must measure 900 x 540 (w x h), with one side equal to and the other side equal to or less than the stipulated measurements for width and height, according to the proportions of the original image (maximum of 15 images)

 

Previous works may also be shown, following the guidelines provided on the website.

 

Submitted works that do not comply with these requirements will be disqualified by the jury.

 

Publication

 

The award recipient will grant the publishers exclusive worldwide rights to the winning work, including all reproduction, distribution, public communication and transformation rights, for a period of 10 years. Reception of the prize money is contingent on the completion and publication of the winning work. If the award recipient fails to deliver the finished project by the date(s) agreed upon by both parties, the organisers may demand reimbursement of the total prize amount.

 

The winner will be entitled to receive 25 copies of his/her work. The publishers may exercise their rights to the winning work for themselves or sign any exclusive or non-exclusive agreements with third parties deemed necessary to facilitate the exercise and application of those rights and in various forms in other countries.

 

The author will not be entitled to any sums other than that received as a cash prize, which for contractual purposes will be treated as an advance until the amount has been settled in full.

 

Jury

 

Fulgencio Pimentel and La Casa Encendida will appoint a preliminary review panel, which will read the submissions and shortlist 10 works to be considered by a jury of renowned judges. The number of shortlisted works may be increased if the review panel deems it appropriate in light of the quality of the works submitted. The jury will consist of two prominent personalities from the world of publishing and the arts, one representative of La Casa Encendida and one representative of the Fulgencio Pimentel publishing house.

 

The jury’s decision will be final, and the competition may be declared void. There will be no runners-up prizes, and the names of shortlisted authors will not be disclosed. Only the sealed envelope with the name of the winning work will be opened. All documentation submitted to this contest, except that of the winner, will be destroyed, and there will be no correspondence with authors competing for the award. Participation in the Puchi Award implies full acceptance of the award rules.

 

Publicity

 

  1. The authors are responsible for registering submitted works with the Intellectual Property Register (Patent Office) and for the potential consequences of failing to do so from the moment a work is submitted to the competition.
  2. Projects financed by another institution will not be accepted.
  3. Submitted works that do not comply with these requirements will be disqualified by the jury.
  4. By participating in this competition, the authors confirm that they understand and accept these rules.
  5. When the project is finished and made public, the author/s must indicate that it was made possible thanks to the support of the two participating organisations:

 

  • La Casa Encendida
  • Fulgencio Pimentel

 

Confidentiality

 

All documentation submitted to this competition will be kept confidential, in compliance with the stipulations of Organic Law 15/1999 of 13 December, which regulates the protection of personal date, with regard to all data provided that falls within the scope of said law.