|Elia Barceló (1957) is a Spanish academic and author. Born in Elda, in the Alicante province, Barceló earned her doctorate in Innsbruck in 1995. She is now a Professor of Spanish literature in Austria. She is a multiple award-winning author of science fiction novels and works for children, and has been cited as the most important female SF author writing in Spanish. An English translation of her novel Heart of Tango appeared in 2010.