Biography

Vicente Andreu Navarro

 

Vicente Navarro Andreu, (Vila-real, 1965) holds a degree in Computer Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Valencia and a Master in Information Society from Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. He has held various positions related to information technology in the Valencian regional government and the Universitat Jaume I of Castellón. He was also a part-time professor at Universitat Jaume I, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia and Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. He is co-author of some educational publications and technical articles.

 

He has developed his literary vocation in the field of young adult's literature. He premiered in the narrative with "El trébol de cuatro hojas" (The four-leaf clover, Edebé, 2008), a work that won the award for best sports-themed young adult novel in the literary contest organised by daily sports newspaper MARCA. "El secret del guerrer hongarés" (The secret of the Hungarian warrior, Onada Edicions, 2010) was his second novel and the first one that he wrote in Catalan. "La isla de la cruz de jade" (The island of the jade cross, Edelvives, 2015) is his most recent work. He has also published, together with friend Manuel Llorens, the collection of short stories "En la hora cero" (At zero hour, Bubok, 2009).