Lucía Carballal is one of the most renowned young women playwrights in Spain. She is creator of over a dozen theatrical texts, prominently including La resistencia (Teatros del Canal, Madrid), Una vida americana (Teatro Galileo, Madrid), Los temporales (Centro Dramático Nacional, Madrid), A España no la va a conocer ni la madre que la parió (co-written with Víctor Sánchez Rodríguez; Teatro del Barrio, Madrid) and Mejor historia que la nuestra (Teatro Lara, Madrid; awarded second prize of the Marqués de Bradomín Award and runner-up of the Calderón de la Barca Award). On two occasions, she has been a candidate for the Max Prize for Best New Author and on one occasion for Best Author. She has also received several creation grants from organisations such as El Pavón Teatro Kamikaze, the INAEM and La Cuarta Pared. In paralell with her career as a playwright, she works as a screenwriter, with her most recent work being Vis a vis (FOX).