Marcos Giralt TorrenteMarcos Giralt Torrente (born 1968) is a Spanish writer. Born in Madrid, he studied philosophy at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. His first book, a collection of short stories called Entiéndame, appeared in 1995. Since then, he has published three novels and three more short story collections. His literary output over two decades is relatively modest, but Giralt Torrente's work has met with notable critical success and numerous literary prizes. These include:
Giralt Torrente has served as resident writer at the Academia Española in Rome, at Aberdeen University, and at the Santa Maddalena Foundation, among other places. He is a regular contributor to Babelia, the literary supplement of El Pais. His work has been translated into English, German, French, Italian and Portuguese.