Use Lahoz (Spain, 1976) made his debut in 2005 with the novel Leer del revés, which was honoured at the Festival du Premier Roman de Chambèry (France). In 2009 Los Baldrich was published to both critical and popular acclaim. He was awarded the Nuevo Talento FNAC Award. His third novel, La estación perdida (2011) won the Ojo Critico Award 2012. Lahoz has also published two poetry collections: Envío sin cargo (2007) and A todo pasado (2010). His first work for young readers Volverán a por mí (2012), co-authored with Josan Hatero, won the La Galera Young Readers Prize. His latest work, the novel El año en que me enamoré de todas (2013) has won the prestigious Primavera Novel Award 2013. Currently Lahoz teaches Spanish Culture in SciencesPo University in Paris.
Use Lahoz will write a citybook about Hasselt-Genk in the spring of 2014.