Maria Mercè Marçal i Serra (Ivars d'Urgell, 1952 - Barcelona, 1998). A writer, professor and translator, she was known as a poet and storyteller. With Ramon Balasc and other young poets, she co-founded the publishers, Llibres del Mall, in 1973. Her literary work was awarded with several awards, including the Premi Carles Riba de poesia for Cau de Llunes.
The Biblioteca de Catalunya holds her personal papers.