Esther Tusquets in 2010
30 August 1936|
|Died||23 July 2012
|Occupation||Publisher, novelist, essayist|
|Alma mater||University of Barcelona|
Tusquets was born in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain and studied philosophy, literature and history at the University of Barcelona. She spent several years teaching literature and history at the Carillo Academy. She was the director of the publishing house "Lumen" in Barcelona.
She published her first novel El mismo mar de todos los veranos (The Same Sea as Every Summer) in 1978. It was the first in a trilogy, and was followed up by El amor es un juego solitario (Love is a Solitary Game) in 1979 and Varada tras el último naufragio (Stranded) in 1980. Her focus in these novels was language and the lesbian body as battlefields.
- "Tusquets, Esther". Escritores.org (in Spanish). Retrieved 28 November 2011.
- Schaefer, Claudia (2000). "The Post-Franco Era". In Zimmerman, Bonnie. Lesbian Histories and Cultures. Taylor & Francis. p. 725. ISBN 978-0-8153-1920-7. Retrieved 28 November 2011.
- Geli, Carles (23 July 2012). "Muere la editora Esther Tusquets" [Publisher Esther Tusquets dies]. El País (in Spanish). Retrieved 23 July 2012.
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