Maria Carme Roca

Maria Carme Roca

Maria Carme Roca (Barcelona, 1955), historian and philologist, professionally engaged in writing since 1977. With more than fifty published books, her work is aimed at children, teenagers and adults as well. In the course of her career she has won several literary awards like Lola Anglada for the fairytale Where the fear lies (2002), a honorable mention for the White Raven prize for the youthful novel The maker of lies (2004), the Nèstor Luján for the historical novel Palace intrigues (2006), the Bancaixa (Who is in the picture?, 2009) or the Joaquim Ruyra prize with another youthful novel (Katalepsis, 2012). In 2016 she won the Internet readers prize “Island of Books” for her novel Ready for release and Barcanova’s Youth Literature Prize with “Selfies at the cemetery”, published in March 2017.

Currently, in addition to writing, she is part of “Letters to the classroom” by the Institution of Catalan Letters and attends to schools participating in readers forums. She gives lectures at libraries, schools and cultural associations. She is the spokesperson at the lecture club in the Joan Coromines library (El Masnou). She’s been member of the jury of several literary prizes and is member of the Association of Writers in Catalan. Collaborates and participates in various publications, and participates in some tours about her historical novels.



Obras destacadas

The Ligthouse

The Ligthouse

Columna, 2018

During a family celebration, Diana finds out that her mother, Cinta, is not the person who see...

Selfies al cementiri

Selfies al cementiri

Barcanova, 2017

XV Barcanova youth book awards 2016

La noia del club

La noia del club

Bromera, 2017
A punt d'estrena

A punt d'estrena

Columna edicions, 2016

Bibliografía completa

Novel. Columna, 2018
Fantasy. Barcanova, 2017
Historical novels. Bromera, 2017
Lletres blaves per l'autisme
Stomberg Editorial, 2017
En Punxetes fa troballes
Publicacions de l'Abadia de Montserrat, 2017
Selfies al cementiri
Barcanova, 2017
Historical novel. Columna edicions, 2016
Els mitjons de l'ogre
Santillana, 2016
La merla blava
La Galera, 2015
L'enigma Colom
Columna, 2014
Abadesses i Priores a la Catalunya Medieval
Editorial Base, 2014
La solidaritat no degenera (conte)
La Marató de TV3, 2014
Dedica'm un poema, encara que sigui teu.
Barcanova, 2013
Elles també maten (relat)
Llibres del delicte, 2013
La Galera, 2013
Com una fotocòpia
Estrella Polar, 2012
Escollida pels Déus
Columna, 2011
Qui és el de la foto?
Bromera, 2010
La moneda partida
Edebé, 2010