Biography

 

Vicente Andreu Navarro, (Vila-real, Spain, 1965) holds a degree in Computer Science from the Polytechnic University of Valencia and currently works at the Universitat Jaume I in Castellón.

 

 He has developed his literary vocation in the field of young adult fiction. It premiered in the narrative with "El trébol de cuatro hojas" (The four-leaf clover, Edebé, 2008), a work that was awarded as the best youth novel with sports theme in the literary contest of the Spanish sports newspaper MARCA in 2007, and that was also published in Mexico in 2013.

"El secret del guerrer hongarés" (The secret of the Hungarian warrior, Onada Edicions, 2010) was his second novel and the first one he wrote in Valencian.

"La isla de la cruz de jade" (The island of the jade cross, Edelvives, 2015) is his most recent work and is available in both Spanish and Valencian (Edelvives, 2017).

 Apart from youth literature, he has made some incursions into short-story writing. In 2016 he was awarded with the second prize in the Guillem de Belibasta contest for adventure stories in the wild and had previously published, along with friend Manuel Llorens, the compilation of short stories "En la hora cero" (At zero hour, Bubok, 2009).

Vicente Andreu Navarro