Basilio Trilles (Castellón, 1960) studied Journalism in University Cardenal Herrera-CEU. He was the director of the newspapers Castellón Diario and Heraldo de Castellón. Press officer and director of the Cabinet of the Mayor's Office in Castellón city hall, nowadays he's the director of the Castellón Journalists' Association, he collaborates with Radio Castellón SER and the newspaper Levante. In the past he also collaborated with Radio Nacional de España.
In 2009 he published his first novel, El español de la foto de París (Inédita, 2009), whose main character is the Spanish officer in De Gaulle's army that headed the liberation of the French capital in the 24th of August 1944. In 2012 he published Tiempo de valientes (Planeta, 2012), the only novel written about Vicente Blasco Ibañez, in which he describes the adventures during the Ist World War of the most international of the spanish writers after Cervantes. Love, journalism, passion, war and espionage mix in an exciting plot that revolves around Los cuatro jinetes del Apocalipsis, Blasco's masterpiece, which he wrote by request of the president of the French republic.
He was awarded with the Ist Prize on Journalism Día del Mar by the Ministerio de Cultura and with the Ist Prize on Journalism Fuerzas Armadas de la III Región Militar. Speaker and specialist in institutional comunication, he collaborates with the Summer Courses in University Jaume I.