Daniel Sánchez Pardos was born in Barcelona in 1979. He holds a degree in Hispanic Philology and a postgraduate diploma in Literary Translation. For more than fifteen years he also worked as a librarian in a small town near to Barcelona, the city where he lives and writes.

Daniel Sánchez Pardos published his first short story and won his first literary award when he was 19, and since then he has contributed with stories, essays and literary reviews to many magazines and anthologies. He is the author as well of five novels: El jardín de los curiosos (Bohodón, 2010), El cuarteto de Whitechapel (Ediciones del Viento, 2010), El gran retorno (Planeta, 2013), G (la novela de Gaudí) (Planeta, 2015) and La Dama del Pozo (Minotauro, 2017).

In 2011 Daniel Sánchez Pardos was awarded the La Tormenta en un Vaso prize to the best new author of the year, and El cuarteto the Whitechapel was also selected as one of the best novels of the year by two literary supplements in Spain. In 2016, his novel G (la novela de Gaudí) received the Honorable Mention of the Premio Roma to the best translated novel published in Italy. This book has been translated into eight languages and has been published in more than 20 countries worldwide, including Germany, France, Italy, China, Denmark, Austria, México, Argentina, Colombia and Portugal.


Daniel Sánchez Pardos