Maria Pilar Queralt del Hierro holds a History degree from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, where she taught history of Spain in the Faculty of Sciences and Information, between 1980 and 1982. Linked to the world of letters since 1983, she has carried out various functions related to the iconography and editing of illustrated books. Her interest in the Spanish XIX century has let her to publish the biography “The Life and Times of Fernando VII”, and the historical novels, “Fernando VII’s Mirrors”, “Of Alfonso, Sweetest Wife”, “The Queen’s Passion.” And “La Rosa de Coimbra”.
She is also the author of the biographies “Mothers and Daughter in History”, “Royal Brides”, “Tórtula Valencia” and “Agustina of Aragón: the Woman and the Myth.”; and the essay “Atlas of the History of Spain”, the title "El parche de la princesa de Éboli y otras 350 anécdotas de la historia", several travel books and the short story compilations “Appointment in Blue” and “The Afternoon’s Shadows”. She is habitual collaborator in several specialized publications.