Francisco Castiñeira Romar

Birth Date: 15th May 1977
Birth Place: Delémont (Switzerland)
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He was brought up in A Coruña but he also lived in Compostela and Oviedo; at the moment he is living in Regensburg (Germany). She works as a laboratory specialist.
He likes reading, writing and travelling. He speaks some languages as well.
His literary vocation came late but strong. At the moment, he has devoted himself to brief narrative, which made him win some literary prizes such as the third edition of ‘Suárez Ferrín’ Contest, the second edition of ‘Ágora Conto’ Contest’ (Lugo), "Cide Hamete Benengeli” Contest (Radio France International and University of Toulouse-Le Mirail) and the 26th edition of Ourense Prize of Stories for Young People.
More information in his literary blog ‘Chove en Ningures’ (

 Work & Activities

He is the author of “Seica chove” (selection of short stories), Baía Edicións, A Coruña (December 2002). He is preparing his second selection.
Together with other authors, he published “Inventario de nubes e catro contos máis”, Xunta de Galicia (2006). The story titled ‘Inventario de Nubes’ was awarded a prize at the 26th edition of Ourense Prize of Stories for Young People, ‘Pedrón de Ouro’ Prize and at Modesto R. Figueiredo Brief Narration Contest (30th edition, 2004) and (31st edition, 2005). (Edicións do Castro, 2007).
The same story “Inventario de Nubes” was distinguished with a mention for the publication, together with the winners of that contest during those years. Some of his stories appeared in other selections as well as in other publications such as A Trabe de Ouro and La Voz de Galicia.