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Biel Mesquida

Biologist, journalist and writer.

He rose to fame with the novel L'adolescent de sal (1975), which won the Prudenci Bertrana Prize. He later published: Puta-Marés (Ahí) (1977) together with Quim Monzó; Notes de temps i viceversa (1981); El bell país on els homes desitgen els homes (1985); Passió (1987); Excelsior o el temps escrit (1995, Ciutat de Barcelona Prize and National Critics' Prize); Vertígens (1999, Llorenç Villalonga Prize); T'estim a tu (2001) and Camafeu (2002), amongst other publications.

He has produced various translations and contributed to radio, television and film. His writings regularly appear in different mass media and in scientific and cultural magazines such as Lluc, Tecstual, Els Marges, El Mirall, Diario de Mallorca, El País and Sabers, a magazine that he currently directs.


Has participated in

Adam Zagajewski: Ecstasy and Irony

Poetry Reading