Víctor Gayà (Palma, 1952) is a writer and psychologist. With a degree from the University of Barcelona, he has worked as a psychologist in an educational centre of Palma and as a private consultant. He has produced radio programmes, worked with a number of periodical publications as a columnist and literary critic, and has run writing workshops.
He has published in the genres of essay, poetry and the novel. Notable among these works are the collections of poems Com la sequera (Like Drought, 2005) and Porta trencada (Broken Door, 2011), and the novels Trenc d'alba (Daybreak – winner of the 1999 Roc Boronat Prize), Cercle enigmàtic (Enigmatic Circle – winner of the 2005 Alexandre Ballester Prize), and La vida perdurable de Salvador Duran (The Enduring Life of Salvador Duran – winner of the 2006 Mollerussa Prize).
He is a member of the Associació d'Escriptors en Llengua Catalana (Association of Catalan Language Writers).
Web page: Carme Ros for AELC.
Documentation: Author’s personal files.
Photograph: ©Miquel Font (Portal) and author’s personal files.
Translation: Julie Wark.