Laia Noguera i Clofent (Calella, 1983). Bachelor in Catalan Philology by the University of Barcelona, she has published the poetry collections L’oscultor (Amadeu Oller prize, 2002), Fuga evasió (Recvll prize, 2003), Incendi (2005), No et puc dir res (Martí Dot prize, 2006), Els llops (2009; co-written with Esteve Plantada and Joan Duran), Triomf (Miquel de Palol prize, 2009), L’U (2010), Parets (2011), Caure (Ausiàs March prize, 2011) and Rius soterrats (2011; artist book). She has also published a stage adaptation of Anselm Turmeda’s Disputa de l’ase jointly with Albert Mestres (2009). She has done translation work from the Basque, Italian, Galician and Occitan languages. Several of her poems have been translated into Basque, Amazigh, Portuguese, Occitan, French, Italian, English and Spanish.