Javier Sierra

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Javier Sierra
Firma de Javier Sierra (Sant Jordi 2009).jpg
Javier Sierra
Born
Javier Sierra Albert

(1971-08-11) 11 August 1971 (age 48)
Teruel, Spain
NationalitySpanish
OccupationJournalist, Writer

Javier Sierra Albert (born 11 August 1971 in Teruel, Aragon, Spain)[1] is a journalist, writer and researcher who studied journalism at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

Biography[edit]

In 1989 with 12 years he hosted the radio programme Radio Heraldo.[2] Six years later he founded the journal Año Cero.[3]

He is editor consultant of the monthly magazine Más Allá de la Ciencia (Beyond Science)[4] distributed in Spain and Latin America and he participates in several radio and television programs. During the last years, he has concentrated on writing about purported ancient mysteries.

For years[quantify], Sierra has been working with people like Graham Hancock and Robert Bauval attempting to demonstrate the existence of a Golden Age of humanity. His hypothesis holds that this Golden Age was extinguished about 10,500 years ago, and it was the origin of all the known civilisations.

Career[edit]

In 1995 he published Roswell: Secreto de Estado, about the Roswell incident, where he analyze the case.[5]

He became the first Spaniard to be in the Top Ten of best sellers in United States.[6] His 2006 novel The Secret Supper was in the top ten of The New York Times Best Seller list and has been published in 42 countries.[7] The Lady in Blue was published in 2007.

Books[edit]

  • El fuego invisible (2017)
  • La pirámide inmortal (2014)
  • El maestro del Prado (Planeta, 2013)
  • El ángel perdido (Planeta, 2011)
  • La cena secreta (Plaza & Janés 2004)
  • El secreto egipcio de Napoleón (La Esfera de los Libros, 2002)
  • Las puertas templarias (Martínez Roca, 2000)
  • La dama azul (Martínez Roca, 1998)

Essays[edit]

  • La ruta prohibida y otros enigmas de la historia (Planeta, 2007)
  • En busca de la Edad de Oro (Plaza & Janés, 2000)
  • La España extraña (EDAF, 1997), in collaboration with Jesús Callejo
  • Roswell: secreto de Estado (EDAF, 1995)

Collaborations[edit]

  • He participated in the collective work Relatos Ferroviarios Sobre Raíles (Imagine Ediciones, 2003)
  • He directed and prologued the historical intrigue novels collection La Cámara Secreta (col. Nº 80) for Círculo de Lectores (2003–2004).

Prizes[edit]

Radio[edit]

  • Collaborator in La Rosa de los Vientos, Onda Cero Radio (2004–2006).
  • Collaborator in Herrera en la onda (before Herrera y punto), Onda Cero Radio (2002–2003).
  • Collaborator in Milenio 3, Cadena SER Radio (2002).
  • Consultant in El Callejero, Onda Cero Radio (1998).
  • Consultant in Viva la Radio, Radio Voz (1996–1998).
  • Consultant in La Ventana Indiscreta, Cadena SER Radio (1989).
  • Consultant in Espacio en Blanco, Radio Nacional de España (1987–1988).
  • Director and presenter of La Otra Ciencia and Mare Nostrum, Radio Nueva (1986–1988).

Television[edit]

  • Director and TV presenter of El Otro Lado de la Realidad, Telemadrid (2004–2005).
  • Collaborator in Cada Día, Antena 3 TV (2005).
  • Collaborator in Crónicas Marcianas, Telecinco (1999–2004).
  • Editor of Otra Dimensión, Telecinco (1993).

Press[edit]

  • Editor consultant of the magazine Más Allá de la Ciencia (M.C. Ediciones, 2005).
  • Editor Director of Revista de Arqueología (MC Ediciones, 2002), the most important publication of its genre in Spain.
  • Director of the magazine Más Allá de la Ciencia (M.C. Ediciones, 1998). He carried out the change of format, readjusts of contents and image, since January 1999.
  • Coordinator of the special numbers of magazine Más Allá de la Ciencia, Grandes enigmas de Europa y América, Pirámides del mundo, Grandes misterios de la Tierra, Misterios de Egipto, among others.
  • Assistant director of the magazine Más Allá de la Ciencia (J.C. Ediciones, 1995–1998).
  • International coordinator of magazine Año Cero (América Ibérica, 1994).
  • Editor of magazine Más Allá de la Ciencia (Heptada, 1993).
  • Co-founder of the magazine Año Cero (Hobby Press 1990).

Editorial[edit]

  • Consultant of the collection Huellas Perdidas de Grijalbo Mondadori (2000–2001).
  • Editor consultant of the collection Ediciones Martínez Roca (2001).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Escalada, Leire (23 February 2011). "Intento reinterpretar la realidad a la luz de la ficción". Diario de Navarra (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 30 July 2012. Retrieved 30 May 2012.
  2. ^ D.M. (31 May 2013). "Javier Sierra presenta su libro 'El maestro del Prado' el martes en Cajamar". Diario de Almería (in Spanish). Joly Digital. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  3. ^ EFE (28 April 2018). "Javier Sierra: "Durante unos años me sentí ninguneado"". El Diario (in Spanish). Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  4. ^ Staff (28 April 2011). "Javier Sierra en las Presencias Literarias". Diario de Cadiz (in Spanish). Retrieved 30 May 2012.
  5. ^ Pérez Campos, Javier; Marañón, Diego; Agustí, Fermín (10 May 2015). "Milenio 3: El ET de Roswell: ¿Fraude o verdad?". Cadena SER (in Spanish). Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  6. ^ Villcastín, Rosa (25 November 2017). Velasco, Beatriz (ed.). "Javier Sierra, confesiones tras ganar el Premio Planeta 2017". Diez Minutos (in Spanish). Hearst Magazines International. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  7. ^ "BEST SELLERS: April 30, 2006". NY Times. The New York Times Company. 30 April 2006. p. 7007022. Retrieved 24 April 2019.
  8. ^ Martorrel Torrevieja, Nuria (1 October 2004). "Zoé Valdés logra el premio Ciudad de Torrevieja". El Periódico de Aragón (in Spanish). Grupo Zeta. Retrieved 24 April 2019.
  9. ^ "Javier Sierra recibe la Cruz de San Jorge de la Diputación de Teruel". Europa Press (in Spanish). 22 April 2017. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  10. ^ Matias Nespolo (15 October 2017). "Javier Sierra se alza con el Premio Planeta con una historia del santo Grial". El Mundo (in Spanish). Retrieved 16 October 2017.
  11. ^ EFE (19 September 2018). "El escritor Javier Sierra recibe hoy el título de Hijo Predilecto de Teruel". El Periódico de Aragón (in Spanish). Grupo Zeta. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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