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Joan Carreras i Goicoechea

Joan Carreras i Goicoechea

Catalan writer and journalist
Joan Carreras i Goicoechea
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Intro Catalan writer and journalist
Is Writer Journalist Screenwriter Professor
From Spain
Type Academia Film, TV, Stage & Radio Journalism Literature
Gender male
Birth 1962, Barcelona, Barcelonès, Barcelona Province, Spain
Age: 58 years
Family
Father: Joan Carreras i Martí
Awards
City of Barcelona Award  
Premi Sant Jordi de novel·la  
Genre:
Novel
The details

Biography

Joan Carreras i Goicoechea (born 1962, in Barcelona) is a Spanish journalist, screenwriter and writers in Catalan language.

Biography

Son of Joan Carreras i Martí, he is associated lecturer in the Faculty of Communication at Blanquerna, where he teaches digital journalism. He worked for a decade at the broadcasting company Corporació Catalana de Mitjans Audiovisuals, where he was director of Canal 33 and in charge of the creation of the program Info-K. At website 324.cat he has experimented with new formats and digital narratives. He has also worked for several newspapers, as Avui, Diari de Barcelona and El Temps.

Cafè Barcelona (Edicions Proa) is the fifth novel by Joan Carreras. His characters often don't express what they really mean. They have secrets. They are moving between Amsterdam and Barcelona, and the blame pursues them. The writer gives them another opportunity. The novel was awarded the Premi Ciutat de Barcelona at 2014.

By 2014, he also received the Premi Sant Jordi de novel·la for his novel L'àguila negra.

Works

Story collections

  • 1990 – Les oques van descalces (Quaderns Crema)
  • 1993 – La bassa del gripau (Quaderns Crema)

Novels

  • 1998 – La gran nevada (Empúries)
  • 2003 – Qui va matar el Floquet de Neu (Empúries)
  • 2009 – L'home d'origami (Amsterdam)
  • 2012 – Carretera secundària (Proa)
  • 2013 – Cafè Barcelona (Proa)
  • 2015 – L'àguila negra
  • 2017 - La dona del cadillac (Proa)

Awards and honours

  • 2012 – Premis Literaris de Cadaqués – Carles Rahola de periodisme. Postals de la nostàlgia des de Cadaqués
  • 2014 – Premi Ciutat de Barcelona of Catalan literature for his book Cafè Barcelona
  • 2014 – Premi Sant Jordi de novel·la for his book L'àguila negra
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