Elizabeth Duval, born 2000 in Spain, graduated in Philosophy at the Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne and French Language and Literature in the Université Paris III Sorbonne Nouvelle. She writes poetry, prose, theater, and essay. As a trans woman and an influential intellectual in Spain, she advocates for trans rights, taking on complex gender issues with humor, careful argumentation, and a focus on fundamental aspects. In 2021 she published the widely-read essay »Después de lo trans. Sexo y género entre la izquierda y lo identitario« (tr: Post trans. Sex and gender between the left and identity politics.) translated into German. In 2023 she published »Melancolía« (tr: Melancholy), a political essay on how to recover hope when facing a grim future. Duval is the author of the novels »Reina« (2020, tr: Queen), »Madrid será la tumba« (2021, tr: Madrid will be the Tomb) and the long poem »Excepción« (2020, tr: Exception). Duval is a regular contributor in national media outlets like »eldiario.es«, »Público«, »El País«, »La Sexta TV« or »RTVE«. She lives in Paris and Madrid.