The Spanish writer Ramón Caride Ogando was born in Cea, Galicia, in 1957. He studied Biology at the University of Santiago de Compostela and has worked as a high school teacher.He is a prolific writer who has cultivated various genres such as poetry, narrative for children and adults, and essay. He writes in Galician, and his first novel was published in 1990, Os ollos da notte. Some of his works have been translated into Spanish as Vertical Danger, The Stolen Future, Threat in Antarctica or The Blue Cold.For his production of children's and youth literature, the Galician author has been recognized with the Merlin Prize. It has also won prizes such as Risco or Café Dublín for its science fiction publications.He is one of the founders of the magazine A Santa Compaña de Cambados and has collaborated as a columnist for El Mundo, Faro de Vigo or O Correo Galego.