Lluís Prats

Lluís Prats

Lluís Prats was born in Terrassa, 1966. He studied Art and Archaeology at UAB and Universitat de Girona. For a few years, he devoted himself to historical research. His work The Geniuses of the Renaissance and Italian Baroque (Carroggio, 2006) was awarded the Primer Premio del Ministerio de Cultura. He worked for many years as a high school teacher, as an art book editor, and he ran a film production company in Los Angeles. 

He has published over twenty books, ranging from young adult novels to historical essays. In 2018, he won the prestigious Strega Ragazzi prize for his book Hachiko, which had already earned the Josep M. Folch i Torres prize in 2014 and which has been translated into 14 different languages. In 2019, he was distinguished with the Ramon Muntaner award for his novel Kambirí. He received the Guillem Cifre de Colonya prize for Corporació d’alienìgenes and he won the Folch i Torres for a second time with his book Querido monstruo. In 2020, he won the Carlemany award for Archie, el noi que parlava amb elefants. 

Day 12.11 | 17.00 | “The Sentimental Geography” talk