(Barcelona, 1966) Writer and poet. Author of poetry books such as Algunas maneras de olvidar a Gengis Khan (Hiperión, 2004, Valencia Poetry Prize), Tictac tictac (Carena, 2010), the anthology Yo vivía aquí (1989-2012) (Playa de Ákaba, 2012), Rock’n’roll (66rpm, 2014) and Banco de sangre (Espasa, 2017).
In fiction, he has written novels such as Nadie ama a un hombre bueno (Quadrivium, 2008, Sigueleyendo, 2012), Tarde, mal y nunca (Saymon, 2009, RBA Serie Negra, 2010; Brigada Prize for Best Novel of the Year), No llames a casa (RBA, 2012; 6th Valencia Negra Prize for Best Novel of the Year), Yo fui Johnny Thunders (RBA; 7th Salamanca Negra Prize for Best Novel of the Year in 2014, 2015 Novelpol Prize and 2015 Dashiell Hammet Prize), and his latest novel Taxi (Salamandra, October 2017).
He has written articles and music and literary criticism for newspapers, magazines and cultural supplements such as Babelia, La Vanguardia, El Punt-Avui, El País, El Periódico, Time Out Barcelona, Rock de Lux, Ruta 66 and others.
In 2017 he was appointed curator of BCNegra, taking over from Paco Camarasa, who managed the previous 13 events.