David Lozano Garbala (Zaragoza, 1974), Bachelor of Law, Master in Communication and with studies in Philology, has worked as a lawyer and currently combines writing and teaching with his work as a screenwriter for some Spanish producers. In 2006 he won the XXVIII Gran Angular Youth Literature Prize with the novel Donde surgen las sombras, published in six countries. In 2014 he was a finalist in the Hache Prize with Herejía and finalist in the Edebé Children’s Literature Prize with his novel El ladrón de minutos, which hit the shelves in 2016.
In addition to publishing several short stories and newspaper articles is the author of gothic fantasy trilogy “La Puerta Oscura” (El Viajero, El mal, Réquiem, 2008-2009). The saga is present in Mexico, Peru, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Italy and Germany. The rights to the film adaptation have been acquired by a leading Spanish producer, and currently David Lozano works as a writer in the project.
He is speaker at various seminars on children’s literature, has given talks and workshops to promote reading and writing in the classroom for students and teachers in Spain and several Latin American countries (Argentina, Chile, Peru, Colombia and Mexico), in institutions such as the Hellenic Community in Buenos Aires, the Universidad Privada del Norte (Trujillo, Peru), the Public University of Trujillo (Peru), the Cultural Center of Spain in Lima, preparatory state schools of Jalisco (Mexico), the Rafael Pombo Foundation Bogota and various private schools of Santiago de Chile. His later novels are Cielo Rojo, Herejía (both SM, 2011 and 2013) and Hyde (Alfaguara, 2014).
The author David Lozano has won on this 26th Edition of Edebé Literary Awards the Young Adult Literary Award with his newest m ...