Ana Alonso (Terrassa, 1970) graduated in Biological Sciences at the University of Le√≥n, and completed her studies in Scotland and Paris. Alonso is currently a prolific author with multiple awards and works as well translating North American and British classic authors.
She has published eight collections of poetry and won, among others, the prizes Poes√≠a Hiperi√≥n (2005), Ojo cr√≠tico de poes√≠a (2006), Antonio Machado in Baeza (2007), the Alfons el Magn√†nim Val√®ncia award for poetry in Spanish (2008) and the Manuel Acu√Īa Award in Mexico (2017) for her work¬†Todo lo abierto¬†(Altrasante, 2017).
Along with Javier Pelegr√≠n, she is the author of the fantasy & sci-fi series La llave del tiempo (Anaya, 2006-2010), translated into several languages. In 2008, they won the Barco de Vapor prize for another novel written together, El secreto de If (SM, 2017). Other titles, also in collaboration with Javier Pelegr√≠n, are the trilogy Tatuaje (Viceversa, 2010-2011), La casa de mu√Īecas (Oxford, 2011), the trilogy Yinn (Anaya, 2012-2013), the series Agencia Salamandra (La Galera, 2012), and the graphic novel La ciudad transparente (El jinete azul, 2012), which obtained Bologna‚Äôs White Raven Prize in 2012.
She has also published on her own more than one hundred MG and YA books within the collection Pizca de Sal (Anaya), as well as several children‚Äôs books for Oxford. Among her YA saga's one should mention¬†Odio el rosa¬†(Oxford, 2014-2016) and¬†Luna y los incorp√≥reos¬†(Oxford, 2018-). In 2021 she debuted in the adult fiction with Los colores del tiempo¬†(Espasa, 2021).
The saga¬†La llave del tiempo¬†(Anaya, 2006-2010), was selected by the prestigious magazine "El tempo de las mil puertas" as one of the best YA novels of all time. Furthermore, the Libraries of New York Association named¬†La princesa inca¬†(Anaya, 2019) as one of the best children's books of 2019.
Her works have been widely praised and has been translated into 13 languages, including English, German, Dutch and Korean.
If you were... series | Spanish & Catalan: La Esfera Azul, 2022
Luna And The Incorporeals | Oxford, 2018 -