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Ricard Ruiz Garzón

Writer and journalist

Author of over half a dozen books, such as Esquizo (2008), Herba negra (2016, with Salvador Macip), Selfis (2017, with Saïd El Kadaoui), the series for young people Guardians de somnis (with Álex Hinojo), the children’s picture-books El mejor regalo del mundo (2010) and Quin cap! (2016), the children’s novels La immortal (2017) and Deu mascotes i un drac (2019), and the essay Mary Shelley i el monstre de Frankenstein (2018). He is responsible for various anthologies, the latest of which are Insólitas (2019, with Teresa López-Pellisa) and Extraordinàries. Noves autores de l'insòlit (2020). He has received various accolades, such as the Fundación Manantial’s Miradas Prize 2006, the Ramon Muntaner Prize 2016 and the Edebé Prize for children’s literature 2017.

Up to 2016 he collaborated as journalist and literary critic with TV3, BTV, El Periódico, and El País, among other media. He has also been editorial advisor, teacher, vice-president of the Association of Cultural Journalists and member of the literary awards jury. Since 2017 he has been a member of the Managing Board of the AELC.

Update: 5 February 2020


Has participated in

Kosmopolis 2019

10th Amplified Literature Fest

Brandon Sanderson, the Master of Cosmere

Lecture in the frame of the science fiction convention «Eurocon 2016»