Eloy Tizón is a Spanish writer. He was born in Madrid in 1964, and published three novels and three short story collections so far. Tizón is considered, by critics and readers alike, as one of the best narrators in contemporary Spanish fiction. In 2003 he was ranked among the ten best Spanish authors under 40 by the cultural supplement of El Mundo. Tizón was nominated for the Herralde Award for his novel in 1995, and his latest short story collection has won the Tormenta Prize for Book of the Year in 2013 and was nominated for the Spanish Critics’ Award and the Setenil Prize for short stories. His stories have been published in several anthologies such as Best European Fiction 2013. Tizón writes literary reviews in the Spanish literary magazine Revista de Libros and frequently collaborates in El País, El Mundo, Público, Telva, Revista de Occidente, and Turia. He has taught in the Kafka Hotel Centre for Creative Arts, the Fuentetaja Creative Writing Workshops, The Writers’ School, La Casa Encendida in Madrid, and in the Higher School of Arts and Entertainment (TAI). His work has been translated into English, French, German, Finnish, and Arabic.