José María Guelbenzu

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 José María Guelbenzu (Madrid, 1944) is a Spanish writer and literary critic. He has collaborated with numerous magazines, like Signos, where he published film criticism, and with Cuadernos Hispanoamericanos, where he published his poetry for the first time. He writes regularly for El País, in the Opinion and Culture sections. He also worked as a Publishing Director in Taurus (1977-88) and Alfaguara (1982-88). In 2001, he published Don’t Hound the Murderer, his first detective novel. Later, Guelbenzu will decide to turn it into a series of 10 novels (in 2011 he was writing the sixth book of the series).



Guelbenzu won the Premio de la Crítica de narrativa castellana in 1981. In 1991, he won the Premio Internacional de Novela Plaza & Janés. In 2007 he received the Premio Periodístico sobre Lectura de la Fundación Germán Sánchez Ruipérez. He was also the winner of the Premio Torrente Ballester in 2010, and in 1967 he was a finalist of the Premio Biblioteca Breve.