Najat El Hachmi was born in Nador (Morocco) in 1979 and moved to Spain when she was eight years old. She has a degree in Arab Studies from the University of Barcelona.

Among her published works, one should mention her novels L’últim patriarca (Planeta, 2008), a debut that won the Ramon Llull Prize and the Prix Ulysse, La filla estrangera (Edicions 62- Destino, 2015 – winner of the Sant Joan Novel Award and the Barcelona City Award) and Mare de llet i de mel, (Edicions 62, 2018). All of them have been widely translated.

After the publication on the celebrated Feminist essay, Sempre han parlat per nosaltres (Edicions 62-Destino, 2019), her latest published work is the novel Dilluns ens estimaran (Edicions 62, Destino, 2021) that received the prestigious Nadal Novel Award 2021.

El lunes nos querrán

On Monday They Will Love Us | Edicions 62, 2021; Destino, 2021

Sempre han parlat per nosaltres. Feminisme i identitat

They’ve Always Spoken For Us. Feminism and Identity | Edicions 62, 2019

Mare de llet i mel

Edicions 62, 2018 / Destino, 2018

La filla estrangera

The Foreign Daughter | Edicions 62; Destino, 2015

La caçadora de cossos

Columna: catalán, 2011 / Planeta: castellano, 2011

L’últim patriarca

The Last Patriach | Planeta, 2008

Jo també sóc catalana

Columna, 2004