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Pedro Riera

Pedro Riera was born in Barcelona in 1965, the city where he graduated in Information Sciences. He has worked in television, cinema and advertising. At the end of the 1990s, after a two-year stay in Bosnia, he abandoned his profession as a producer to devote himself entirely to writing. 

He has published a dozen novels for children and young adults that have won various awards, such as the CCEI 2008 with La leyenda del bosque sin nombre, El Templo de las Mil Puertas 2009 with La criatura del bosque, the Edebé Young Adult Literature Award 2014 with La tumba de Aurora K or the VI Premio de Literatura Infantil Ciudad de Málaga with Cara de otro in 2015. 

As a comic script writer, he has published two graphic novels on the situation of women in Yemen, El coche de Intisar (2011), which received the France Info prize for the best current affairs and reportage comic in 2013, and Intisar en el exilio (2018), winner of the Understanding the Present award at Splash Sagunt in 2019. Odios cotidianos, (2021) his third comic, written with Aliénor Benoist, deals with racism, Islamophobia and fatphobia in Spain.