Carmen Mola
Carmen Mola es una gran autora

Carmen Mola es una gran autora

Carmen Mola es una gran autora, la castellanización de la Patricia Highsmith a quien no leo por su condición femenina, sino por el inmenso placer que me proporciona su inteligencia superlativa.

‘Carmen Mola’ and the politics of a pseudonym

‘Carmen Mola’ and the politics of a pseudonym

Polémique en Espagne : la romancière était en fait… trois hommes !

Polémique en Espagne : la romancière était en fait… trois hommes !

La nouvelle a médusé l’Espagne et au-delà : derrière Carmen Mola, récompensée du prestigieux prix Planeta, se cachait un trio masculin. 

L’autrice Carmen Mola, récompensée du prestigieux prix Planeta, était le fruit de l’imagination de trois hommes

L’autrice Carmen Mola, récompensée du prestigieux prix Planeta, était le fruit de l’imagination de trois hommes

Mais ce n’est pas tout : après l’annonce du nom de Carmen Mola, gagnante désignée par le jury, le public a pu applaudir non pas une femme, mais trois hommes venus chercher la petite statuette des mains du roi et empocher l’important chèque pour le roman La Bestia (« la bête »), à paraître aux éditions Planeta.

En Espagne, trois hommes se cachaient derrière la romancière Carmen Mola

En Espagne, trois hommes se cachaient derrière la romancière Carmen Mola

RÉCIT – Lors de la remise du prix Planeta, l’identité de Carmen Mola a été révélée. L’affaire ébranle le monde de l’édition espagnol et suscite la colère des féministes.

¿Quién es Carmen Mola? Todos los libros del fenómeno español de la novela negra

¿Quién es Carmen Mola? Todos los libros del fenómeno español de la novela negra

Detrás de la flamante ganadora del millón de euros del Premio Planeta 2021, Carmen Mola, se esconden tres autores con una trilogía espeluznante ya publicada en la editorial Alfaguara.

Female author Mola revealed to be three men at €1m prize ceremony

Female author Mola revealed to be three men at €1m prize ceremony

Carmen Mola, a female novelist who won a €1m (£840,000) Spanish literary prize last week, has been revealed as a pseudonym for three men. Mola, who is published by Penguin Random House in Spain, was awarded the Planeta Prize at a ceremony in Barcelona on 15th October for her historical thriller The Beast. However, the author page for Mola on their agent’s website includes a black-and-white photo of a woman with her back turned to the camera.

‘A great publicity stunt,’ Margaret Atwood says of three male authors who posed as Spanish female writer Carmen Mola

‘A great publicity stunt,’ Margaret Atwood says of three male authors who posed as Spanish female writer Carmen Mola

The co-founder of the Carol Shields Prize for Fiction says the three male authors who have been posing as Spanish female crime writer Carmen Mola should return the money they received for a big book prize – or donate it to a women’s literary cause.

Carmen Mola: Female thriller writer awarded biggest cash prize in literature turns out to be three men

Carmen Mola: Female thriller writer awarded biggest cash prize in literature turns out to be three men

Carmen Mola, the pseudonymous Spanish female writer of crime thrillers, has been revealed to be three middle-aged men. Agustín Martínez, Jorge Díaz, and Antonio Mercero revealed their identity while receiving the 2021 Planeta Award and a cheque of €1 million (£843,488).

Female writer awarded prestigious literary prize turns out to be three men

Female writer awarded prestigious literary prize turns out to be three men

It’s one of the biggest literary plot twists of the year. During the Planeta awards in Spain , author Carmen Mola was announced as the winner of the 1 million euro award. But audience members, including Spain’s King Felipe VI, were shocked to see three men, Agustin Martinez, Jorge Diaz, and Antonio Mercero, accept the award and reveal that Mola is a collective, gender-swapped pseudonym, according to the Guardian.

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