Sebastià Alzamora i Martín

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Sebastià Alzamora i Martín (born in Llucmajor, Mallorca, 6 March 1972)[1] is a writer and literary critic. He calls himself a member of the poetic group called Imparables.

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Alzamora graduated from Balearic Islands University with a degree in Catalan philology. He first became well-known after publishing a book of poetry called Rafel (1994). Rafel won the Premi Salvador Espriu, an important prize. He has also published Apoteosi del cercle (1997), Mula morta (2001), and El benestar (2003).

As a narrator, he has published L'extinció (1999), Sara i Jeremies (2002), La pell i la princesa (2005), Nit de l'ànima (2007), Miracle a Llucmajor (2010), and Dos amics de vint anys (2013). He wrote an essay about Gabriel Janer Manila called L'escriptura del Foc (1998). He also helped create Imparables, Una antologia (2004), and published Dogmàtica Imparable (2005) with Héctor Bofill and Manuel Forcano.

As a feature writer, Alzamora writes articles for the newspapers Avui and Ara.

Since December 2007, he has been director of the magazine "Cultura".

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References[change | change source]

  1. Biografia a Escriptors.cat
  2. 324.cat, ed. (21/12/2011). "The Majorcan writer Sebastià Alzamora has won the 52nd Premi Sant Jordi of novel, with 60.000 euros, with the work "Crim de sang"" (in Catalan). Check date values in: |date= (help)