Espido Freire

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Birthday
16, 1974
Birthplace
Bilbao, Spain
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
16, 1974 (age 44)
Birthplace
Bilbao, Spain

About

Award-winning Spanish writer known for her novels Irlanda, Melocotnes Helados, and Soria Moria. Her work has been translated in more than half a dozen languages, including Chinese and Japanese.

Before Fame

She grew up studying classical music before attending the University of Deusto, where she received a degree in English.

Trivia

In 1999, she became the youngest person to win the Premio Planeta. She's also won a Premio Ateneo de Sevilla and has advocated for ending bullfighting.

Family Life

Her full name is María Laura Espido Freire.

Associated With

Corin Tellado was also a well-known Spanish author.