Maria Carme Roca

Maria Carme Roca

Maria Carme Roca (Barcelona, 1955), historian and philologist, professionally engaged in writing since 1977. With more than sixty published books, her work is aimed at children, teenagers and adults as well.

Her latest published books are: A Bàrcino, La Reina de Gizeh, El Far (Prudenci Bertrana Award 2018), La noia del club and Selfies al cementiri.

In the course of her career she has won several literary awards like Lola Anglada, a honorable mention in the White Raven prize, the Nèstor Luján historical novel Award, the Bancaixa and the Joaquim Ruyra prize. In 2016 she won the Internet readers prize “Island of Books”.

Currently, in addition to writing, she attends schools to participate 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. She is part of the CLIJCAT and collaborates and participates in various publications, as well as participating in some tours about her historical novels.

Obras destacadas

En Barcino

En Barcino

Planeta y Columna, 2020
HISTORICAL NOVEL/div>

Being almost twenty-five years old, Minicia suffers the rejection of her father, Lucio Minicio...

La reina de Gizeh

La reina de Gizeh

Viena Edicions, 2019
CHILDREN FICTION/div>

At the age of 9, Yasmin already helps her brother run Queen of Gizeh, a little family shop nea...

El Far

El Far

Columna, 2018
NOVEL/div>

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
FANTASY/div>

XV Barcanova youth book awards 2016

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Bibliografía completa

Historical novel. Planeta y Columna, 2020
Children fiction. Viena Edicions, 2019
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
Katalepsis
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