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Jordi Coca

Jordi Coca (Barcelona, 1947) is a writer and has a PhD in Performing Arts.

He made his literary debut in 1971 with the publication of the novel Un d’aquells estius (Els Lluïsos) (One of Those Summers (The Lluíses)) and his literary production now encompasses novels, poetry and essays on theatre and literary themes. Notable among his novels are La japonesa (The Japanese Girl, Ed. Proa), winner of the Josep Pla Prize; Sota la pols (Ed. Proa– published in English as Under the Dust), winner of the Sant Jordi (Saint George) Prize in 1999; and Cara d’àngel (Angel Face, Edicions 62), winner of the Joanot Martorell Prize in 2003. His most recent fictional work is En caure la tarda (As Afternoon Falls, Edicions 62). He has worked as a theatre director, playwright and cultural manager. From 2009 to 2011, he was a member of the National Council for Culture and the Arts of Catalonia. He is Professor Emeritus at the Institute of Theatre.

Update: 25 January 2013


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