Joan Carreras i Goicoechea

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Joan Carreras i Goicoechea
Joan Carreras in 2013
Joan Carreras in 2013
OccupationWriter and journalist
Notable worksCafè Barcelona

Joan Carreras i Goicoechea (born 1962, in Barcelona) is a Spanish journalist, screenwriter and writers in Catalan language.[1][2][3]


Son of Joan Carreras i Martí, he is associated lecturer in the Faculty of Communication at Blanquerna,[4] where he teaches digital journalism. He worked for a decade at the broadcasting company Corporació Catalana de Mitjans Audiovisuals, where he was director of Canal 33 and in charge of the creation of the program Info-K. At website he has experimented with new formats and digital narratives.[5] He has also worked for several newspapers, as Avui, Diari de Barcelona and El Temps.

Cafè Barcelona (Edicions Proa) is the fifth novel by Joan Carreras. His characters often don't express what they really mean. They have secrets. They are moving between Amsterdam and Barcelona, and the blame pursues them. The writer gives them another opportunity.[6] The novel was awarded the Premi Ciutat de Barcelona at 2014.[7]

By 2014, he also received the Premi Sant Jordi de novel·la for his novel L'àguila negra.[8]


Story collections[edit]

  • 1990 – Les oques van descalces (Quaderns Crema)
  • 1993 – La bassa del gripau (Quaderns Crema)


  • 1998 – La gran nevada (Empúries)[9]
  • 2003 – Qui va matar el Floquet de Neu (Empúries)
  • 2009 – L'home d'origami (Amsterdam)[10]
  • 2012 – Carretera secundària (Proa)[11]
  • 2013 – Cafè Barcelona (Proa)
  • 2015 – L'àguila negra
  • 2017 - La dona del cadillac (Proa)[12]

Awards and honours[edit]


  1. ^ "Joan Carreras i Goicoechea". Gran Enciclopèdia Catalana. 9 April 2015. Retrieved 9 April 2015.
  2. ^ Nopca, Jordi (21 March 2012). "Joan Carreras, 'm'agraden les històries a dins de les històries'" [Joan Carreras, 'I like the stories within stories']. Ara (in Catalan). Barcelona.
  3. ^ Serra, Montserrat (12 March 2012). "Joan Carreras, @janquim, publica 'Carretera secundària'" [Joan Carreras, @janquim has published 'Secondary Road']. Vilaweb (in Catalan). Barcelona. Retrieved 9 April 2015.
  4. ^ «El professor Joan Carreras publica ‘Carretera secundària'»
  5. ^ Gordillo, Saül. Creat. p. 178.
  6. ^ Marimon, Sílvia. "Joan Carreras". Ara. Barcelona.
  7. ^ "Connexió directa". BTV. Retrieved 7 February 2014.
  8. ^ "Joan Carreras, premi Sant Jordi de novel·la" [Joan Carreras has been awarded the premi Sant Jordi de novel·la]. Ara (in Catalan). Barcelona. Retrieved 22 December 2014.
  9. ^ Joan Carreras publica la quarta novel·la Carretera secundària
  10. ^ Blog oficial del llibre
  11. ^ Carretera secundària
  12. ^ "Jaume Cabré, Rafel Nadal, Sílvia Soler i Xavier Bosch, entre les novetats del 2017". Diari de Girona. 6 January 2017.

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