About me and stuff
My name is Edgar Cantero. I can write and draw comics.
I was born in Barcelona in 1981. Trained in the battlefields of literary contests, the highbrow Catalan cultural tradition was soon outinfluenced in my mind by Hollywood blockbusters, videogames, and English-language mass-market paperbacks. My debut novel, Dormir amb Winona Ryder (“Sleeping with Winona Ryder”, 2007) won the prestigious Joan Crexells award; the second one, the punk dystopian thriller Vallvi (2011), got me sizeably fewer honors and many more confused stares.
In Spanish, I have been a regular contributor to Spanish satirical magazine El Jueves since 2007, as a writer and cartoonist. In English, I published the paranormal epistolar The Supernatural Enhancements in 2014. It was followed by the horror/action/comedy Meddling Kids (2017), which became a New York Times bestseller. There are dogs in both of them.
Since 2017 I live in Brooklyn, NY. I continue to write anything from short stories to screenplays. My goal is to make beautifully-written popcorn fiction. My latest novel is This Body's Not Big Enough For Both of Us (2018).