Rocío Castrillo

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Rocío Castrillo is a Spanish journalist and writer. She studied Journalism at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and she has a Master’s Degree in Common Policies and Law of the European Union at the Escuela Diplomática de Madrid.

Castrillo started her professional career in the newspaper Huelva Información, and she has worked as a journalist for several media: ABC, El Mundo, Época, Tribuna de Actualidad, Cambio 16 and RTVE. She has more than 200 front pages in the Spanish press, and some of her articles have been published by international press.

Currently, appart from writing novels, she works as a digital journalist.



Rocío Castrillo has been awarded with the Premio Escriduende for the most high-profile writer. She was also awarded with the Premio a la No Violencia Contra la Mujer in the field of Press, given by the Ministry of Work and Social Issues.

Her non-fiction novel 151 Stabs (151 Cuchilladas)¸based on the real case of the Crimes of Almonte, was very controversial even before it was published due to the rape and death threats that the author received after she appeared in a TV program to talk about the book and the case.