Empar Moliner

Empar Moliner burst onto the Catalan and Spanish literary scene in 1999 with her book, L' ensenyador de pisos que odiava els mims, a collection of satirical stories demonstrating a cold, sarcastic, and sometimes shocking view of everyday obsession. Her first novel, Feli, esthéticienne, is a comic account of passion; it was awarded the prominent Josep Pla Prize in 2000. Her collection of stories, T'estimo si he begut, was awarded the most influential Catalan literary prize, the Lletra d'Or Prize, and was voted the book of the year by La Vanguardia and El Periódico magazines. She currently works as a writer and journalist.

Publications by Empar Moliner

I Love You When I'm Drunk

So delicate and fleet-footed are these stories, even the most single-minded protagonists win us over with a raucous charm that makes us love them and hate them in equal measure.

Anthologies featuring Empar Moliner

Decapolis: Tales from Ten Cities

Decapolis is a book which imagines the city otherwise. Bringing together ten writers from across Europe, it offers snapshots of their native cities, freezing for a moment the characters and complexities that define them.

Madinah: City Stories from the Middle East

For all we think we know of the conflict and exoticism of the region, nothing opens more doors to what we don’t than its writing. Here, ten short stories by new and established writers have been selected and translated in English for the first time, to open just such a door…