National Prizes & Awards

Prizes:

  • Regional Literature Prize of Northwest Mexico. Regional Fund for Culture and Arts (FORCA). Short story genre. La Paz, Baja CaliforniaSur, Mexico, 2008.
  • Sonora State Book Prize, short story genre, Sonora Institute of Culture. Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico2005.

 

Distinctions

  • Appointed as Member of the National System of Art Creators in Mexico (SNCA, in Spanish). Mexico City, Mexico. 2012-2014.
  • Member and jury of the selection committe for the National Fund of Arts national fellowship for young writers in the short story genre, 2012-2013. Mexico city, Mexico.

Fellowships & Scholarships

  • SonoraState Fund for Culture and Arts (FECAS) Scholarship. Economic Support for Consolidated Artists. Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico. 2009-2010.
  • SonoraState Fund for Culture and Arts (FECAS) Scholarship. Economic Support for Young Creators. Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico. 2005-2006.
  • National Fund for Culture and Arts (FONCA) Scholarship for Literary Translation. Mexico City, Mexico, 2004.
  • AESMAC Housing Scholarship for Excellent Students from SonoraState. Monterrey, Mexico.1996-1999.
  • ITESM Scholarship of 90 % for University Studies. Monterrey, Mexico. 1994-1999.

 

Other awards: 

  • Winner of First Place in the Short story Fiction Writing National Contest of the Technological Institute of Monterrey System, professors’ category. Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico, 2006.
  • Winner of First Place in Poetry Writing National Contest of the Technological Institute of Monterrey System, professors’ category. Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico, 2006.
  • Winner of the First Place in the National Short Story Contest of the University of Monterrey. Monterrey, Mexico, 2002.
  • Winner of the First Place in the National Short Story Contest “Adolfo Bioy Casares”, Monterrey, Mexico, 1998.
  • National finalist in the essay contest “The ship of Youth” organized by Causa Joven. Mexico city, Mexico, 1998.
  • Winner of the third place, advanced category, in the XVI Japanese language national contest of essay and oratory. Japan Foundation. Mexico city, 1998.
  • State finalist in the National Short story contest “Raúl Otto González”. Monterrey, México, 1994.
  • Winner of the First Place in the Sonora State Youth Short Story Contest. Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico, 1994.
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