Eva Baltasar is an author and poet who has published ten volumes of poetry, to widespread acclaim.

Baltasar’s debut novel, Permafrost, received the 2018 Premi Llibreter from Catalan booksellers and was shortlisted for France’s 2020 Prix Médicis for Best Foreign Book. It is the first novel in a triptych, which aims to explore the universes of three different women in the first person. The author lives a simple life with their wife and two daughters in a village near the mountains.  

Eva Baltasar’s novel Boulder was shortlisted for the International Booker Prize 2023, announced on April 18 2023. 

Eva Baltasar

Boulder is a sensuous, sexy, intense book. Eva Baltasar condenses the sensations and experiences of a dozen more ordinary novels into just over 100 pages of exhilarating prose.

— The International Booker Prize 2023 panel of judges on 'Boulder'

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