Founder and Director at Mosquito Books Barcelona
Mia Cassany was born in Barcelona in 1986.
She studied Political Science at the UPF University in Barcelona and afterward started her career in the editorial and publishing world, which is her real passion.
For several years she worked as a literary agent in the Spanish agency Ilustrata. Knowing that she had creative motivations she started working in Lupita Books, a children’s novelty book packager where she learnt the importance of creating stories together with fine art.
2015 she founded Mosquito Books Barcelona, a high quality picture books publishing house. There she takes care of the artistic and creative direction as well as the editorial content.
She also writes many of the books in the Mosquito Books catalogue and she has written more than 30 books for different European publishing houses.
She is part of the teaching staff of the Universitat de Barcelona, where she teaches a course on starting a business and entrepreneurship in the Economics degree.
Mia also teaches in the Non-fiction Illustration Master’s Degree in Elisava University in Barcelona.
photo by: Maria Dias