Enric Balasch (Barcelona, 1955) is a writer and a journalist. He has traveled to more than one hundred countries and has published many articles in national and international magazines and newspapers. He is the author of over seventy travel guides, some of which have been translated, of the literary travel book, Vivir para viajar, and of several essays, among which stand out Una historia mágica de los cuentos and El lenguaje secreto de los cuentos. As a novelist, he has published La virgen de la mosca, La cruz de Tau, Libélula and El secreto de la creación, all with the publisher Suma de Letras.