The author


HARKAITZ CANO (Basque Country, 1975) started to write and publish literature in his early twenties. He has published books of poetry, collections of short stories and novels. Cano has taken part in a number of  performances combining literature with music and other arts. He usually works as a scriptwriter, and has translated into Basque works by Sylvia Plath, Anne Sexton, Hanif Kureishi and Allen Ginsberg. His books have been published into a dozen languages, including English, German and Russian. 

His last novel to date is Fakirraren ahotsa (The Voice of the Fakir, 2018).