Albert Lladó

Writer and cultural journalist, he is the author of a novel and various essays and has been a contributor to the country’s main literary publications.

Albert Lladó. CCCB © Miquel Taverna. 2015

Albert Lladó (Barcelona, 1980) has a degree in Philosophy from the University of Barcelona (UB), a postgraduate degree in Journalism (Open University of Barcelona – UAB) and a master’s degree in Comparative Studies in Literature, Art and Thought (Pompeu Fabra University – UPF). He also studied Drama at the Obrador (Sala Beckett) and in the Panorama Sur International Seminar (Buenos Aires). Founder of the newspaper Diari Maresme and of the magazine Sísifo, and editor of Secundèria and L’Hiperbòlic (winner of the Eighth AJC Prize) for three years, he has been coordinator of the Culture Section of the digital newspaper LaVanguardia.com and has written for publications including Benzina, Qué Leer, Quimera, Revista Ñ (of the newspaper Clarín) and El Ciervo. He has published the short story collections Podemos estar contentos (We May Be Content) and Cronopios propios (Personal Cronopios), the essay Encuentros fortuitos (Fortuitous Encounters), the collection of interviews Paraules (Words), the book of aphorisms La realidad es otra (Reality is Something Else) and the novel La puerta (The Door). He is presently editor of Revista de Letras, as well as writing for the Cultura/s supplement (La Vanguardia). His most recently published books are La Fábrica (The Factory) and Los singulares individuos (La isla de Siltolá, 2016), and his first play La mancha (The Stain) has been chosen to be staged by the National Theatre of Catalonia. He is head of the School of Cultural Journalism and a lecturer in the international postgraduate degree Escrituras, in the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences.

Update: 24/01/2017

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