Biographies José Luis Appleyard (Paraguay) (1927 – 1998)

José Luis Appleyard was born in Asunción, Paraguay in 1927. He is the author of eight poetry collections, including Entonces era siempre (Then Was Always, 1963), Las palabras secretas (The Secret Words) (1988), and Cenizas de la vida (Ashes of Life, 1997). He also wrote short story collections, plays, novels and monologues. Desde el tiempo que vivo (From the Time I Live, 1993), Aquel 1811 (That 1811, 1971), Imágenes sin tierra (Images without Land, 1965), and La voz que nos hablamos (The Voice We Speak, 1983) are respectively noteworthy representations of his feats in each genre. Appleyard was awarded the Municipal Prize for Theatre in Paraguay, the Municipal Prize for Literature, and the National Prize for Literature, among other honors. He was a prolific journalist, his articles were published weekly in the newspapers La Tribuna and Última Hora, and a renowned editor, namely of the journal Monólogos. He was also president of the PEN Club of Paraguay, corresponding member of the Paraguayan Academy of the Spanish Language, and acting secretary of the latter cultural institution. He died in Asunción, Paraguay in 1998.

José Luis Appleyard nació en Asunción, Paraguay en 1927. Es autor de ocho colecciones de poesía, entre ellas Entonces era siempre (1963), Las palabras secretas (1988) y Cenizas de la vida (1997). Fue autor también de colecciones de cuentos, obras de teatro, novelas y monólogos. Sus obras más conocidas son Desde el tiempo que vivo (1993),  Aquel 1811 (1971), Imágenes sin tierra (1965) y La voz que nos hablamos (1983).  Appleyard ganó el Premio Municipal de Teatro en Paraguay, el Premio Municipal de Literatura y el Premio Nacional de Literatura, entre otros honores. Trabajó también como periodista, y sus artículos fueron publicados semanalmente en los diarios La Tribuna y Última Hora.  Adicionalmente, Appelyard sirvió como presidente del PEN Club de Paraguay,  y como miembro de la Academia Paraguaya de la Lengua Española. Murió en Asunción, Paraguay en 1998.

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José Luis Appleyard was born in Asunción, Paraguay in 1927. He is the author of eight poetry collections, including Entonces era siempre (Then Was Always, 1963), Las palabras secretas (The Secret Words) (1988), and Cenizas de la vida (Ashes of Life, 1997). He also wrote short story collections, plays, novels and monologues. Desde el tiempo […]
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