Mercedes de Vega, author of the novel El profesor de inglés (The English Professor), was awarded with an honorable mention, for her short story The Last Time I saw My Brother, in the Antonio Machado Train Awards 2013, for the Spanish Railway Foundation and the Antonio Machado Spanish Foundation.
The announcement and presentation of the Train Awards took place on the 28th of October, the commemorative date of “Train Day” in memory of the first functioning railway on the peninsula, connecting Barcelona and Mataró.
For this year’s awards 849 participants presented themselves from 21 countries and with 981 books, 366 poems and 615 short stories.
The poems and short story selected as finalists have been compiled in a book that will be published in December 2013 as part of the Train Awards collection.
· De Vega, Mercedes
· El profesor de inglés