Ricard Ruiz Garzón

A writer and expert in science fiction, his work has been adapted for comics, theatre and film.

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Ricard Ruiz Garzón is the author of more than half a dozen books, including Herba negra (Fanbooks), a bestseller written in conjunction with Salvador Macip and winner of the Ramon Muntaner Prize 2016, and the youth series Guardians de somnis (La Galera, 2013), co-written with Álex Hinojo. He has also published the children’s picture books El mejor regalo del mundo (Pirueta, 2010) and Quin cap! (Pagès Editors, 2016), the children’s novels La immortal (2017), which was awarded the Edebé Prize for children’s literature, and Deu mascotes i un drac (Edebé, 2019), and the essay Mary Shelley i el monstre de Frankenstein (Angle Editorial, 2018). Drawing on his extensive knowledge of science fiction, he has published several anthologies of the genre, such as Insólitas (Páginas de Espuma, 2019, with Teresa López-Pellisa) and Extraordinàries. Noves autores de l’insòlit (Males Herbes, 2020). Up until 2016, he collaborated as a journalist and literary critic for TV3, BTV, El Periódico and El País, among other media. He has also been an editorial adviser, professor, vice-president of the Association of Cultural Journalists and a member of juries for literary prizes. Since 2017, he has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Writers in the Catalan Language.

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