Jordi Cabré was born in Barcelona in 1974. He is a writer and lawyer and a regular contributor to the newspaper Avui. In 2000 he published Postal de Krypton (Postcard from Krypton – Edicions del Bullent), a novel for young people set at New Year of the turn of the millennium, which was a finalist for the Enric Valor Prize. In 2001 he was the winner of the Jocs Florals (Literary Competition) of the Port Community of Barcelona with the story Sense cobertura (No Cover). His second novel, La pregària del Diable (The Devil’s Prayer – Proa 2003) is about witchcraft in Montseny in the 17th century and it received the 4th Odissea Reader’s Prize (October 2002). His most recent work Rubik a les palpentes (Rubik Gropingly), a novel about a serious crisis of sexual identity, was runner-up for the 2003 Sant Jordi (Saint George) Prize and was published by Proa in 2004.
He is a member of AELC (Association of Catalan Language Writers).
Web page: Carme Ros for AELC.
Documentation and Photograph: Author's personal files.
Translation: Julie Wark.