Macarena Santos i Torres, (born 8 April 1970) is a Spanish writer who writes under the name "Care Santos". She writes in both Catalan and Spanish languages, for both young and adult readers.
Care Santos studied law and Spanish philology at the University of Barcelona. She started her career as a journalist at Diari de Barcelona and later worked for the papers ABC and El Mundo. In 1995, Santos was recognized for her first book, a collection of novels with the title Cuentos cítricos. Her next books were Trigal con cuervos and Los ojos del lobo.
Awards and honors
In 2007, her book Dissection received the Carmen Conde Women's Poetry Award,
She was nominated for a Primavera de Novela Award for La muerte de Venus. The latter book was translated into several languages.