Najat El Hachmi was born in Nador (Morocco) in 1979 and moved to Spain when she was eight years old. She has a degree in Arab Studies from the University of Barcelona.

Among her published works, one should mention her novels L’últim patriarca (Planeta, 2008), a debut that won the Ramon Llull Prize and the Prix Ulysse, La filla estrangera (Edicions 62- Destino, 2015 – winner of the Sant Joan Novel Award and the Barcelona City Award) and Mare de llet i de mel, (Edicions 62, 2018). All of them have been widely translated.

After the publication on the celebrated Feminist essay, Sempre han parlat per nosaltres (Edicions 62-Destino, 2019), her latest published work is the novel Dilluns ens estimaran (Edicions 62, Destino, 2021) that received the prestigious Nadal Novel Award 2021.

Dilluns ens estimaran

Edicions 62, 2021 / Destino, 2021 | On Monday They Will Love Us

Sempre han parlat per nosaltres. Feminisme i identitat

They’ve Always Spoken For Us. Feminism and Identity | Edicions 62, 2019

Mare de llet i mel

Edicions 62, 2018 / Destino, 2018

La filla estrangera

The Foreign Daughter | Edicions 62; Destino, 2015

La caçadora de cossos

Columna: catalán, 2011 / Planeta: castellano, 2011

L’últim patriarca

The Last Patriach | Planeta, 2008

Jo també sóc catalana

Columna, 2004