Premio Valle Inclán (Spanish)

The Premio Valle Inclán is an annual prize of £2,000 for translations into English of full length Spanish language works of literary merit and general interest. The prize was established in 1997. 


The 2022 Premio Valle Inclán is now closed for submissions.


  • The deadline for submissions is 28 February 2022.
  • Entries must be translations from Spanish into English but may be from any period and from anywhere in the world.
  • Entries must have been published in 2021.
  • Full Terms and Conditions are listed at the start of the entry form.
  • Please complete the entry form before sending any books
  • Presented at a ceremony in 2023.

The 2021 Premio Valle Inclan Prize Winner and Runner up

Winner:Fionn Petch

for a translation of A Musical Offering by Luis Sagasti. (Charco Press)

Runner Up: Lisa Dillman

for a translation of A Luminous Republic by Andrés Barba.(Granta)

You can watch and listen to a reading of A musical offering by Fionn Petch here


With thanks to judges: Margaret Jull Costa and Sarah Maitland.

If you are interested in any of the books here please visit: Blackwells and Bookshop