Ricard Ruiz Garzón

Writer and journalist.

Ricard Ruiz Garzón (Barcelona, 1973) is the author of over half a dozen books, such as Esquizo (2008), Herba negra (2016, with Salvador Macip), Selfis (2017, with Saïd El Kadaoui), the series for young people Guardians de somnis (with Álex Hinojo), the children’s picture-books El mejor regalo del mundo (2010) and Quin cap! (2016), the children’s novels La immortal (2017) and Deu mascotes i un drac (2019), and the essay Mary Shelley i el monstre de Frankenstein (2018). És responsable de diverses antologies, com Insólitas (2019, amb Teresa López-Pellisa) i Extraordinàries. Noves autores de l’insòlit (2020). He has received various accolades, such as the Fundación Manantial’s Miradas Prize 2006, the Ramon Muntaner Prize 2016 and the Edebé Prize for children’s literature 2017.

Up to 2016 he collaborated as journalist and literary critic with TV3, BTV, El Periódico, El País, among other media. He has also been editorial advisor, teacher, vice-president of the Association of Cultural Journalists and member of the literary awards jury. Since 2017 he has been a member of the Managing Board of the AELC.


The Women Men Don’t See

Ricard Ruiz Garzón

Among the authors who most helped to renew science fiction in the 20th century was James Tiptree Jr.: the pseudonym of a woman, like those who today are leading the revolution of the genre.