Eugenia Rico is a Spanish novelist, poet and journalist.
Coming from a poor family she won her first literary award at the age of five. She studied Law and International Relations in Oviedo, Toulouse and Brussels but give up everything to consecrate herself to literature. She traveled through the whole world, including India, South America, China and Africa.
She start writing and, after a hard period in which she even sell flowers in the street and she worked in the reconversion of mining communities, her first novel "Sad lovers" was a great success winning her big recognition and after the publication of "The white death" (dealing with the lost of his little brother).
She contributes to El País, El Mundo, La Revista de occidente, La Nouvelle Revue Francaise and Der Spiegel. She has been the first Spaniard selected as a "Writer in Residence" in the prestigious Writer's Workshop of the University of Iowa also known as the Harvard of the Writers.
-  Leo Zelada talks with Eugenia Rico
-  A place in the word. 1
-  A place in the word. 2
-  A place in the word. 3
-  Eugenia Rico's blog
-  Eugenia Rico's website
-  Eugenia Rico in the University of Iowa famous Writer's Workshop