The Premio Planeta raises its endowment to one million euros for the winner

The president of Grupo Planeta, José Creuheras, announced this Thursday in the meeting with the press on the eve of the ruling of the Planeta Prize, that, coinciding with the 70th edition of the award, the prize for the winner almost doubles and stands at one million euros.

The Planeta de Novela Prize is awarded tomorrow Friday in Barcelona with the assistance of the Kings of Spain, and this year it has registered a new participation record, with 654 novels submitted.

Convened by Editorial Planeta, until now the award was endowed with 601.000 euros for the winning work and 150,250 euros for the finalist.

Its award will take place on the 15th at the National Museum of Art of Catalonia (MNAC), during the course of the usual literary dinner, which was held for the last time in 2019, before the pandemic.

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