Awards & Winners

Juan Rulfo

Date of Birth 16-May-1917
Place of Birth Sayula, Jalisco
Nationality Mexico
Also know as Juan Pérez Rulfo, Juan Carlos Rulfo Aparicio, Juan Nepomuceno Carlos Pérez Rulfo Vizcaíno, Rulfo Juan, Juan Nepomuceno Carlos Pérez Vizcaíno Rulfo
Profession Writer, Screenwriter, Photographer
Juan Rulfo was a Mexican writer, screenwriter and photographer. One of Latin America's most esteemed authors, Rulfo's reputation rests on two slim books, the novel Pedro Páramo, and El Llano en llamas, a collection of short stories. Fifteen of these seventeen short stories have been translated into English and published as The Burning Plain and Other Stories. This collection, includes his admired tale "¡Diles que no me maten!". The Fundación Juan Rulfo, formed by the author's family after his death, holds more than 6,000 negatives of his photographs.

Awards by Juan Rulfo

Check all the awards nominated and won by Juan Rulfo.


Ariel Award for Best Original Story
Honored for : The Realm of Fortune

Nominations 1987 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Ariel Award for Best Original Story The Realm of Fortune


Prince of Asturias Award for Literature
(In recognition of the great aesthetic quality, depth of invention, aptness and expressive novelty, as well as his decisive influence on subsequent narrative in his country.)