Jordi Sedó i Solé (Barcelona, 1954), has been living in the Vallès Oriental region since 1994. His work covers three basic genres: the short story, the journalistic article and the essay, in the latter two of which he has mainly written on sociolinguistics and, to a lesser extent, on education. He has also published teaching materials.
He is a member of Associació de Sociolingüistes de Llengua Catalana (Catalan Language Sociolinguists' Association), Associació d'Escriptors en Llengua Catalana (AELC, Association of Catalan Language Writers) and of Òmnium Cultural and has always been committed to recovering and safeguarding Catalan culture and national identity.
Jordi Sedó, who was a teacher, has a degree in Catalan Philology, is fluent in seven languages and is a veteran of the lecture circuit. He has worked as a linguistic consultant for several publishing houses and has also been a fictional assessor for one of them. Moreover, he has been an assistant territorial representative in the Department of Education and educational director of the Can Font Centre of Art and New Technologies in Les Franqueses del Vallès.
Now retired as a teacher, he is presently writing essays and journalistic articles on language, politics and education as well as fiction. He is still giving lectures and is also a Justice of the Peace in the town where he resides.
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Translation: Julie Wark.