Albert Forns Canal (Granollers, 1982) is a journalist and a writer. He has worked at Barcelona’s Centro de Cultura Contemporánea (CCCB) and he collaborates regularly with several media outlets.

His debut novel was awarded the Documenta Novel Award, Albert Serra (la novel¬∑la, no el cineasta) (Emp√ļries, 2012). His second novel, Jambalaia (Anagrama, 2016) was awarded the Anagrama Novel Prize in Catalan. He is also the author of the poetry collection Ultracolors (LaBreu Edicions, 2013) and the novel¬†Abans de les cinc som a casa (Edicions 62 ‚Äď Destino, 2020), winner of the Sant Joan Novel Award.

In 2023 he published I ens va caure el cel damunt (Edicions 62, 2023), a report on the bombings in Catalonia during the Civil War.

I el cel ens va caure al damunt

And the Sky Fell Down on Us | Edicions 62, 2023

Abans de les cinc som a casa

Edicions 62, 2020 / Destino, 2020 | I'll Be Home Before 5