Albert Forns Canal (Granollers, 1982) is a journalist and a writer. He has worked at Barcelonaâ€™s Centro de Cultura ContemporÃ¡nea (CCCB) and he collaborates regularly with several media outlets.
His debut novel was awarded the Documenta Novel Award, Albert Serra (la novelÂ·la, no el cineasta) (EmpÃºries, 2012). His second novel, Jambalaia (Anagrama, 2016) was awarded the Anagrama Novel Prize in Catalan. He is also the author of the poetry collection Ultracolors (LaBreu Edicions, 2013) and the novelÂ Abans de les cinc som a casa (Edicions 62 â€“ Destino, 2020), winner of the Sant Joan Novel Award.
In 2023 he publishedÂ I ens va caure el cel damuntÂ (Edicions 62, 2023), a report on the bombings in Catalonia during the Civil War.
And the Sky Fell Down on Us | Edicions 62, 2023
Edicions 62, 2020 / Destino, 2020 | I'll Be Home Before 5