Nativel Preciado

Journalist, writer and Planeta Prize finalist, Spain

Nativel Preciado is a journalist, novelist and political analyst. She was a parliamentary chronicler during the Transition and for four decades she has worked in the main press, radio and television media. She has received numerous awards for her journalistic career, including the Francisco Cerecedo Award, the Víctor de la Serna Award, the Pluma de Plata, the Press Association’s Award of Honour and the Manuel Alcántara International Journalism Award for a lifetime’s work.

She is the author of essays, including Fuera de campo, El sentir de las mujeres, Amigos íntimos, Extrañas parejas, Hablemos de la vida (with José Antonio Marina), Nadie pudo con ellos, Si yo tuviera cien mil seguidores and Hagamos memoria, as well as the novels El egoísta, finalist for the Planeta Prize 1999, Bodas de plata, Camino de hierro, winner of the Primavera Novel Prize 2007, Llegó el tiempo de las cerezas, Canta solo para mí, winner of the Fernando Lara Novel Prize 2014, and El Nobel y la corista. With El Santuario de los elefantes she has been awarded the Azorín Novel Prize 2021.

She is currently a contributor to InfoLibre and various TVE and Atresmedia programmes.

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