Blanca Busquets

Blanca Busquets i Oliu (Barcelona, 1961), is a catalan writer, journalist and philologist, whose life is marked by the written words.

She has published several novels: Presó de neu (Proa, 20013); and, with the editor Rosa dels Vents, El jersei (2006), Tren a Puigcerdà (2007), Vés a saber on és el cel (2009), La nevada del cucut (2010), La casa del silenci (2013) and Paraules a mitges (2014). Her last novel, Jardí a l’obaga (2016) is published again with Proa. Her books have been translated to spanish, italian, german, russian, polish, norwegian, french and english.

She usally does talks and speeches about books in Catalonia, and also in Spain as well as in towns like Alghero (Italy), Moscow, Cracow, Leipzig or Berlin. She Participated in the in Warsaw book fair 2016 as part of the Catalan delegation of writers.

She has been working as a radio journalist at Catalunya Ràdio since 1986 and has produced several programs. She also worked for the Catalan television station Televisió de Catalunya for seven years, and writers for Osona.com.

She is the favourite author in the library of Llicà de Vall.

She won the price Llibreter 2011 for La Nevada del cucut

And the price Alghero Donna 2015 of literature and journalism for the translation to italian of The house of silence

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