Pilar Adón was born in Madrid, in 1971. Narrator, poet and translator, she started writing very young. His novel Las hijas de Sara (Alianza Editorial, 2003) was considered by critics to be one of the ten best novels of that year, along with works by authors such as Rodrigo Fresán or AS Byatt («Pilar Adón writes with a firmness and lyric lyrics that does not soften but accentuates the hardness of what it tells. ", María José Obiols, Babelia.) Her book of short stories Viajes Inocentes (Pages of Espuma, 2005) earned her that same year the prestigious Critical Eye of Narrative Award, awarded by National Radio of Spain. ("A collection of stories of the restlessness of characters who live in permanent flight from their enclosed worlds to finish, without knowing it or wanting it, to lock themselves in others.", María José Gil Bonmatí, La Razón. «A few stories that the author knows provide a complexity that goes beyond what was described. ", Juan Ángel Juristo, ABC.) In his role as narrator has been included in various volumes of stories, including Siglo XXI. The new names of the current Spanish story (Menoscuarto); Small Resistance 5. Anthology of the new Spanish story (Pages of Foam); Frankenstein (451); Count the waves (Tongue Language); Neither Ariadnas nor Penelopes (Castalia) or All a pleasure (Berenice). She is the author of the poems The daughter of the hunter (La Bella Varsovia), and With clouds and animals and ghosts (EH Editors), and has been part of several poetic anthologies, such as Poetic Thursdays (Hyperion Editions). He has published stories and poetry in various magazines and literary supplements, among which include Babelia, Eñe, ABCD, Público or Turia. He has translated works by authors such as Henry James and Christina Rossetti and, for the publisher Impedimenta, the novels The Beginning of Spring and Innocence, both by Penelope Fitzgerald; Picnic in Hanging Rock, by Joan Lindsay; and Sanctuary, by Edith Wharton, as well as the book of articles Combatant France, from Dunkerque to Belfort, by the same author, published in the collection The Portable Pantheon of Impedimenta. His book of stories The cruelest month was finalist of the Prize of the Critic in 2010. In 2015 publishes the novel Las Efímeras (Galaxia Gutenberg), where the plot revolves around the educational and libertarian community of La Ruche, and in 2017 his volume of stories The submerged life, also in Galaxia Gutenberg.