Javier De La Rosa is the IWA candidate for the Nobel Prize in Literature, 2015
By Tersinka Pereira
At IWA we have interest in join to the advancement of literature and arts in the world and in the promotion of peace and better understanding between peoples of different countries. The IWA has 1 700 members this year and is still growing. I hope that all will back this nomination.
Poet Javier De La Rosa received a Doctor honoris Causa from the University of West Brook in United States and he is an Emeritus Professor of Theater at the University of La Laguna. He is also a Comendador in the Sovereign Order of Saint John of Jerusalem and knight of Malta, and Vice Minister of the Internatuional Parliamant for Security and Peace. As an activist of peace his writings promote the idea of peace for the world.
Poet and writer, Javier De La Rosa has published more than forty books and thousands of poems in journals and anthologies. He said it in his verses:
“ The sound of the future / is now / the moment of this lasting peace
Of humankind nourished by ardent love”
(in the peom “signs of Peace”)
The nobel Peace Prize Committee:
The Norwegian Nobel Institute
Stokholm / Sweden
Literture Nobel Prize
No-0255 OLSO / Norway