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country of citizenship: Colombia
award received: Miguel de Cervantes Prize, Xavier Villaurrutia Award, Neustadt International Prize for Literature, Prince of Asturias Literary Prize, Prix Médicis for foreign literature, Legion of Honour, International Nonino Prize, Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres
Álvaro Mutis Jaramillo (August 25, 1923 – September 22, 2013) was a Colombian poet, novelist, and essayist and author of the compendium The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll. He was awarded the 2002 Neustadt International Prize for Literature.
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