Elizabeth Duval (Madrid, 2000) graduated in Philosophy at the Universit√© Paris I Panth√©on-Sorbonne and French Language and Literature in the Universit√© Paris III Sorbonne Nouvelle and is a regular contributor in national media outlets like eldiario.es, P√ļblico, El Pa√≠s, CTXT, La Sexta TV or PlayZ by RTVE.
She writes poetry, prose, theater, and essay and explores the intersection between text and audiovisual media. In 2017, she was featured on the cover of the journal¬†Tentaciones¬†with a report entitled ‚ÄúThe Future is Trans,‚ÄĚ and she has been a visible activist in this movement since the age of fourteen.
In 2020 she published¬†Reina¬†(PRH-Caballo de Troya), the first memoir Spain by a woman from Generation Z, as well as¬†Exception (Letraversal), a long poem about the streets on fire. In 2021 she published the essay Despu√©s de lo trans¬†(La Caja Books, 2021), and the novel Madrid ser√° la tumba (Lengua de Trapo, 2021) that has was praised by critics and readers alike.
In 2023 she published¬†Melancol√≠a¬†(Temas de Hoy, 2023), a sociopolitical essay on how to recover hope when facing a grim future.
¬ęOne of the most brilliant minds of the new generation¬Ľ Wolfram Eilenberger
¬ęDuval: the most high-profile name among the essayists who have been emerging these last few years¬Ľ Tom Avenda√Īo, El Pa√≠s
Melancholy. Metamorphosis of political illusion | Temas de Hoy, 2023
Madrid Will Be The Grave | Lengua de Trapo, 2021
Post-Trans | La Caja Books, 2021
Exception | Letraversal, 2020
Queen | PRH-Caballo de Troya, 2020