Sebastià Perelló (Costix, Mallorca, 1963) teaches Catalan Language and Literature and is a poet and fiction writer.
He has published the collections of short stories Exercicis de desaparició (winner of the Bearn Prize in 1999) and Mans plegades (2004). In 2007 he published his first book of poetry, La set. His work has appeared in the anthology Combats singulars. Antologia del conte contemporani, edited by Manel Ollé and published in 2007. In 2008 he published the novel Pèls i senyals, followed by Veus al ras (2016), while the volume of poems Percaceries appeared in 2010. He has also produced works of literary criticism, for example the prologue for the translation into Romanian of Illa Flaubert (2007) by Miquel Àngel Riera, and worked on an article about Llorenç Villalonga's work Bearn in the collection Carrers de frontera. Passatges de la cultura alemanya a la cultura catalana, by Arnau Pons and Simona Škrabec, which was presented at the Frankfurt Book Fair, as well as a preliminary study of Àngel Guimerà's La filla de mar.
He was a board member of the Catalan PEN Centre from 2005 to 2010 and, from 2009 to 2010, was on the editorial board of the review Visat published by this Centre.
He is a member of Associació d'Escriptors en Llengua Catalana (Association of Catalan Language Writers - AELC).
Web page: Toni Terrades for AELC.
Documentation: Sebastià Perelló.
Translation: Julie Wark.
Photograph: © Carles Viel.