Gaspar Hernàndez (La Garrotxa, Spain, 1971) is a journalist and writer. He directs and presents L’ofici de viure, a show on the art of living and personal growth for Catalunya Ràdio. He has presented also the television shows Bricolatge emocional (TV3) and El Book Insígnia, a syndicated literary magazine for the net of local TV channels. He has written regularly interviews and articles about psychology and spirituality for the newspapers El País, El Periódico, El Mundo and El Punt Avui, and at present contributes to the magazine Mente Sana.
His first novel, El silencio (Silence, Destino, 2009), obtained the Josep Pla Prize and became the bestselling fiction book in Catalonia that year. In 2014 he published La terapeuta (The Therapist, Planeta), about the relationship between a psychologist and her patient.
He’s also the author of a few of a volume of children’s stories written along with Jordi Llavina, Cuentos para ser feliz: historias para ayudar a los más pequeños a vivir mejor (Tales to be happy: stories to help the little ones live better, Luna de papel, 2011), and several self-help manuals, notably El arte de vivir (The Art of Living, Luciérnaga, 2011).
In 2018 he published La mujer que no sabía llorar con Planeta.