Desirée Ruiz

Desirée Ruiz Peréz was born in Zaragoza in 1973. A graduate in Law, she has worked since 1999 as a secondary education teacher, specializing in Training and Labour Orientation in Castellón de la Plana, a city where she lives with her husband and two daughters. She has been Member of the Writers’ Association in the Province of Castellón (AEPC) since it became established and her Abejas en el pecho was included in the magazine Sueña la luz de la tarde, a compilation of new short stories. She was declared winner in the Certamen de Relato Corto Bohodón (The First Bohodón Short Story Contest) with Tarta de manzana y otros relatos, Bohodón Ediciones, 2009, and was published in different anthologies of long stories. In 2015 she published her first novel, Ofelia descalza in Ediciones Hades, very well received by both critics and readers. Villa Melania is her latest novel and will be published in Espasa Ediciones in 2023.