Care Santos

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Care Santos
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Native name
Macarena Santos i Torres
Born (1970-04-08) 8 April 1970 (age 48)
LanguageCatalan, Spanish
NationalitySpanish
Alma materUniversity of Barcelona
Genrenovel
Notable awards

Macarena Santos i Torres, (born 8 April 1970) is a Spanish-Catalan writer who writes under the name "Care Santos". She writes in both Catalan and Spanish,[1] for both young and adult readers.[2]

Life[edit]

Care Santos studied law and Spanish philology at the University of Barcelona. She started her career as a journalist at Diari de Barcelona and later worked for the papers ABC and El Mundo. In 1995, Santos was recognized for her first book, a collection of novels with the title Cuentos cítricos. Her next books were Trigal con cuervos and Los ojos del lobo.

In 2007, her book Dissection received the Carmen Conde Women's Poetry Award,[3] and she was nominated for a Primavera de Novela Award [es] for La muerte de Venus. The latter book was translated into several languages. In 2013 she won the Joaquim Ruyra Award for best youth book for her work No em preguntis qui. sóc.[4]

On 20 January 2014, Care Santos was awarded the Premi de les Lletres Catalanes Ramon Llull Award for the book Desig de xocolata, which was released on 6 March 2014.[5]

Bibliography (selection)[edit]

  • El tango del perdedor (1997)
  • Trigal con cuervos (1999)
  • Aprender a huir (2000)
  • La muerte de Kurt Cobain (1997)
  • Okupada (1997)
  • Te diré quién eres (1997)
  • La ruta del huracán (1999)
  • Krysis (2001)
  • Operación Virgo (2002)
  • Laluna.com (2003)
  • Los ojos del lobo (2004)
  • El circuito de Montecarlo (2005)
  • El anillo de Irina (2005)
  • El dueño de las sombras (2006)
  • La muerte de Venus (2007)
  • Habitaciones cerradas (2012) ISBN 9788408003816, OCLC 883890059

Works in English[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gran Catalana
  2. ^ "Medverkande 2014 — Bok & Bibliotek". Archived from the original on October 6, 2014. Retrieved 5 October 2014.
  3. ^ "Care Santos, premiada per lobra poètica Disección". Capgrós (in Spanish). 19 June 2007. Retrieved 24 October 2018.
  4. ^ "Vicenç Pagès guanya el Sant Jordi amb una novel·la sobre la precarietat". VilaWeb.cat. Retrieved 5 October 2014.
  5. ^ "Care Santos, premi Ramon Llull". El Periódico. Retrieved 5 October 2014.

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