Poet Daniel Massa receives Lifetime Achievement Award

The poet and scholar was awarded for his contribution to Maltese literature.
Poet and scholar Daniel Massa.

In this year’s edition of the National Book Prize, scholar and poet Daniel Massa was awarded the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his lifelong career and his enduring contribution to Maltese literature.

Massa was unanimously nominated by the National Book Council and the appointed board of adjudicators to honour him with this prize for his superlative contributions to Maltese poetry.

Among these one can find the well-loved poem Delimara, as well as his lasting influence in the fields of Mediterranean Literature, Commonwealth Literature and Renaissance Humanism through his remarkable academic publications, which are highly esteemed both locally and beyond our shores. 

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