Marta Orriols is a Catalan writer based in Barcelona. Graduated in Art History, she also studied creative and screenplay writing. Orriols broke into the Catalan literary scene with short story collection, Anatomia de les distàncies curtes. Her novel, Aprendre a parlar amb les plantes, the story of a young neonatologist whose partner dies in an accident, has been translated into 11 languages. The novel won the best Catalan Novel Òmnium Award in 2018. She is a contributor to several Spanish media. Her second novel, Dolça introducció al caos, was recently published in September 2020. Appearance supported by Institut Ramon Llull.