Tuesday, February 27

The writer Luz Gabás wins the 2022 Planeta Prize

The novelist Luz Gabás Ariño (1968, Huesca) has won the 2022 Planeta Prize, endowed with one million euros, with the novel Away from Louisiana.

Gabás graduated in English Philology and obtained the position of full professor of university school. Her first novel palm trees in the snow, wrote it in 2007 and it was published in 2012. It was translated into several languages ​​and later adapted to the cinema with resounding success. The film won two Goya Awards. In 2014, the author published back to your skin and in 2017 like fire on iceboth edited by Planeta.

He currently resides in Benasque, in the Aragonese Pyrenees. the beat of the earth, published in 2019, it was his last known novel.