Connecticut College

In 1967 obtained Awards Nacional of Peru novel, the Spanish critics Prize and Romulo Gallegos for his novel the Green House. In 1977 he was appointed member of the Academia Peruana de la Lengua and occupies the Simon Bolivar Chair at the University of Cambridge. In 1982 he received the award of the Instituto Italo Latinoamericano Rome. In 1985 he won the Ritz Paris Hemingway Award for his novel the war of the end of the world. In 1986 he won the Prince of Asturias Award for literature. In 1988 he received the freedom prize (Switzerland), awarded by the Max Schmidheiny Foundation.

In 1989 he received the Scanno Prize (Italy) for his novel El hablador. In 1990 win prize Castiglione of Sicily (Italy) to merit his novelistic work and he is named Professor Honoris cause from the Florida International University in Miami. He is also Doctor Honoris cause from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, from Connecticut College in United States, of Queen Mary College, London University and Boston University. 1993 Gets the Planeta Prize for his novel death in the Andes. E1 24 March 1994 is elected member of the Royal Spanish Academy of language. In 1994 Lituma in the Andes was awarded the prize literary Archbishop San Clemente de Santiago de Compostela. In 1995 he was awarded the Jerusalem prize.

In 1996 the German booksellers Guild gives you the peace prize. In April 1997 was granted the Premio Mariano de Cavia, which granted the newspaper ABC, by its immigrants article, published in El Pais in August 1996. Illustrious visitor of the city of Buenos Aires (Argentina). Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Lima (Peru). Golden pen granted by the writing Club, Madrid (Spain). Doctor Honoris Causa of the Universidad Nacional de San Agustin de Arequipa (Peru).