Jaume Cabré (Barcelona, 1947) is a Catalan novelist, screenwriter, and philologist. He graduated in Catalan philology from the University of Barcelona. He is now a Professor at the University of Leida and a member of the institute of Catalan studies. Cabré is considered to be one of the most important authors of contemporary Catalan literature, and has published ten novels, six collections of short stories, and numerous scripts. Cabré won international acclaim in 2004, with the publication of his monumental novel, The Voices of Pamano, which was translated into fifteen languages. Cabré has won more than twenty Catalan and international literary awards.