Txell Feixas (Mediona, 1979) is a journalism graduate. She currently works as a Middle East correspondent and is based in Beirut, where she covered the war against the Islamic State in Iraq, the fall of the Califate, along with numerous humanitarian crises.
She has worked for TV3 and Catalunya Radio, along with Agencia EFE news agency and Catalan newspaper El Peri√≥dico de Catalunya. She has received awards during her career, including the Communication Prize of the Federation of Press, Magazine and Digital Media Editors‚Äô Associations, along with the prize of the Catalan Association of Women Journalists (ADPC).
In 2021, she published her first book,¬†Dones Valentes¬†(Ara Llibres; Pen√≠nsula, 2020) which is an account of what it means to be a woman in the Arab world today. In 2023 she published Aliades (Ara Llibres, 2023), the origin story of a female basketball team formed in the Shatila refugee camp, which became an instant bestseller.
Allies | Ara Llibres, 2023
Brave Women | Ara Llibres, 2020