Luis Britto Garcia
Luis Britto Garcia (Caracas, 1940) Narrator, essayist, playwright and screenwriter. He has authored more than 60 titles: “Rajatabla” (Casa de las Américas Prize 1970) stands out in narrative, of which Eduardo Galeano affirmed that “it stands out for its technical skill, the effectiveness of the style, the audacity of the purposes, the association skillful of ideas and anecdotes, penetrating lucidity, power of fantasy, the capacity for synthesis and, above all, for his victorious way of throwing acid in the face of an ultramodern civilization ”. He also wrote "Abrapalabra" (Casa de las Américas 1969 Award), which Salvador Garmendia considered "a literary feat". He also published "The fugitives", "Arms candle", "The imaginary orgy" and "Ark", among others. In theater he captured his lyrics for “La misa del Esclavo” (Latin American Dramaturgy Prize Andrés Bello 1980); “El Tirano Aguirre” (1975 Municipal Theater Prize), “Venezuela Tuya” (Juana Sujo Theater Prize in 1971) and “Me rio del mundo” (Pedro León Zapata Prize for Humoristic Literature). As an essayist, he published “Investigation of media above all suspicion” (Ezequiel Martínez Estrada Prize 2005), as well as “Demonios del Mar: Corsairs and pirates in Venezuela 1528-1727” (Municipal Prize, mention Essay 1999), to name a few works . He was a screenwriter for the film "La planta insolente" by Román Chalbaud and they will soon be working again on another film called "Muñequita linda".
Britto García has been a faithful promoter of the transfer of Aquiles Nazoa to the National Pantheon.
Some of his books: