Katixa Agirre

Katix Agirre

Katixa Agirre (Vitoria-Gasteiz, 1981) is a Basque writer. She published the short story collections Sua falta zaigu (We Lack Fire) and Habitat, and is the author of numerous children’s books and the Amaia Lapitz saga for young adults. She published her first novel, Atertu arte itxaron (Wait Until It Clears Up), in 2015, a novel translated into Danish, Spanish, Bulgarian and German. Her novel Amek ez dute (Mothers Don’t, 2018) has been published in ten languages and the film adaptation is currently under production. Her most recent novel is Berriz zentauro (Centaur Again, 2022), set in a mid-21st century Paris.

She has a PhD in Audio-visual Communication and lectures at the University of the Basque Country.