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15 April 2021

Elena Ramírez

Elena Ramírez was born in Madrid in 1968. She studied Philosophy at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and was awarded a Masters in Publishing in 2004 from Stanford University, California. She joined Alfaguara publishing house in 1994, where she worked for six years with Juan Cruz and Amaya Elezcano. Here she coordinated the International Department of two different divisions of Santillana Group: General Editions and Punto de Lectura (mass-market division). In 2000 she moved to Barcelona to work as Executive Editor in Seix Barral, one of the imprints of the Planeta Group. Since 2007 she has been Editorial Director of Seix Barral and since 2013 the Director of the International Fiction Department of Planeta, in charge of international fiction of the imprints Planeta, Espasa, Destino and Seix Barral.