Nando López (1977) is a novelist, playwright and Doctor cum laude in Hispanic Philology. As an educator he has taught in secondary and university education, lecturing on the Master’s in Dramatic Writing at the University of Alcalá de Henares. Shortlisted for the 2010 Nadal Prize for La edad de la ira (Booket Planeta), his fiction works include Cuando todo era fácil (Tres Hermanas Ediciones), El sonido de los cuerpos (Editorial Dos Bigotes), Las vidas que inventamos (Espasa) and La inmortalidad del cangrejo (Baile del sol). He has also had short stories included in anthologies such as Lo que no se dice and El cielo en movimiento. Furthermore, he is the author of successful young adult books including El reino de las Tres Lunas and the transmedia novel Los nombres del fuego, both published by Loqueleo (Santillana). For this same imprint he coordinated the Clásicos en el tiempo collection, created to promote the reading of great works of Spanish literature among young people. As a playwright, he has published work and had it performed in Spain and in countries such as Venezuela, Panama and the United States. His plays include #malditos16, La edad de la ira, De mutuo desacuerdo and Cuando fuimos dos, and he has made free adaptations such as Las harpías en Madrid (39th Almagro International Festival of Classic Theatre) as well as Yerma and Don Juan Tenorio (both performed at the Gala Theatre in Washington).