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Javier Montes (Madrid, 1976) is the author of The Penultimates (Premio Pereda 2007), The Porn Ceremony (Premio Anagrama 2008, with Andrés Barba) and other novels and essays such as Second Part, The Hotel Life and Stranded in Paradise. Granta chose him as one of "The Best Novelists in Spanish" in 2010. He collaborates, among others, with El País, ABC, Granta, Brick or The Literary Hub.in 2017 he got a Leonardo Grnat from Fundación BBVA to develop his present work-in-progress, Luz del Fuego. He´s been translated into English and six other languages.