Manel Loureiro

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Manel Loureiro (born Pontevedra, Spain) is an author. He studied law at Universidad de Santiago de Compostela.[citation needed]


After graduation, he worked in television, both on-screen (appearing on Television de Galicia) and behind-the-scenes as a writer. Apocalypse Z, his first novel, began as a popular blog before its publication, and eventually become a bestseller in several countries, including Spain, Italy, and Brazil. A film adaptation has also been proposed.[1]

Loureiro has written three novels in the Apocalypse Z series; the second is Los días oscuros (2010),[2] and the third La ira de los justos (2011). Books two and three have been translated into Italian and Portuguese, and AmazonCrossing published book one in English, in October 2012. Books two and three were translated into English in 2013 and 2014, respectively.

Personal life[edit]

Loureiro currently resides in Pontevedra, Spain, where, in addition to writing, he is still a practicing lawyer.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "More Zombie Mayhem Shambling Our Way in Apocalypse Z". Dread Central. May 14, 2011. 
  2. ^ Medina, Marta (03/02/2010). "Manel Loureiro: 'En ningún país se podría hacer frente a una pandemia zombi'". El Mundo (Spain).  Check date values in: |date= (help)