Rafa Ruiz

Writer & Journalist


Rafa is writer and journalist, specialized in culture and environment, issues to which he has dedicated most of his professional life. 10 years as editor in the newspaper ‘El País’, 15 years in ‘El País Semanal’ and during six years coordinator of the digital magazine of culture and environment ‘El Asombrario’, associated with the newspaper ‘Public’ and which has more of 150,000 monthly readers. Author of the books of tales of magical-ecological realism ‘Toletis’ (translated into English in 2017),’ Toletis. Four seasons ‘and ‘Toletis and Claudia’, for boys and girls aged 7 to 107, from ‘Ninoninoni’ and from the poetry book ‘Grass’. Director of the Mad is Mad gallery in Madrid, focused on emerging artists since its opening in 2005 in the Chueca neighborhood. And one of the founding partners of the Association of Environmental Information Journalists (APIA), which has 180 members in Spain.

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