Portrait of Marc Quintana


(La Vall de Boí, 1977). Despite his scientific background in biology and biochemistry, he has dabbled with novels and poetry from a young age. 

He was among the ten finalists for the 2012 Planeta Prize with the novel El bosque y los árboles [The Forest and the Trees], and his book Lluc was awarded the Armand Quintana Prize for narrative at the XXXIX Calldetenes Literary Awards. In 2021, the novel Els culpables [The Guilty] won the Pin i Soler City of Tarragona Prize for the Novel and was subsequently published by Angle Editorial.

Articles by Marc Quintana

Illustration. © Romualdo Faura

I didn’t know that sometimes we forget about forgetting, that this memory that had robbed us of so much of our sleep, this possibility that planned a parallel...

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