Salvador Comelles was born in Terrassa in 1959. He studied Education and Catalan Philology and now teaches in the Department of Catalan Philology at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), where he also gives classes in the Faculty of Education.
He has written stories, novels and poetry for children from 7 to 12 years of age, and has won several prizes for children's literature.
He has been engaged in research in the field of oral communication, especially focusing on academic discourse and children’s and young people's literature. He has given courses on communication in several institutions and has also written teaching material for learning oral and written Catalan.
He is a member of the Association of Catalan Language Writers (AELC).
Web page: Carme Ros for AELC.
Documentation: Author's personal files.
Photographs: © Bruguera & Closa.