Lienas Masset, Gemma

Gemma Lienas was born in Barcelona on January 16, 1951, the first of four sisters. She enjoys a childhood marked by books and the crossing of languages. She studies Philosophy and Letters and combines her university career with a job in a psychology center and then in the first school for boys and girls with special educational needs. After working as a Language and Literature teacher for a time, she entered fully into the world of publishing, and held management positions in various publishing houses. She also collaborates with opinion columns for various press and radio outlets, and is involved in the feminist movement. She has lived in New York, Strasbourg and, above all, Barcelona, ​​where she ends up choosing the place to dedicate herself fully to writing. There are numerous publications of hers for all audiences, especially her youth novels; Her works have accumulated awards, film adaptations and multiple translations.