Maria Escalas¬†(Mallorca, 1969) trained as a musician and continues to make music, in addition to her literary work.
Her first novel,¬†Abans que el teu record torni cendra¬†(Ara Llibres, 2016), won the Llan√ßa de Sant Jordi award (√ímnium Cultural) and was a finalist for the Sant Joan award in 2015. Her second novel¬†Sara i els silencis¬†(Ara libres, 2018) was nominated for the Best Novel of the Year award by √ímnium Cultural.¬†Estimada Mirta¬†is her latest novel (Ara Llibres, 2021).
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