Born in Tui, Pontevedra (Spain), Solana holds a degree in journalism from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, where she now lives. She combines writing and painting with diverse media collaborations. She broke into the literary world with her first novel "The Curriculum of Aurora Ortiz" (Suma de Letras, 2002) that received excellent reviews and commentary from other writers. Published in England, The Curriculum Vitae of Aurora Ortiz (Random House, 2005) won unanimous recognition from The Independent, Daily Mail, The Guardian, Evening Standard, and Ready Steady Book.com, as well as The Glasgow Herald. Her second novel, "English women shatter their heels by walking" (Suma, 2007) was unanimously recognized by critics, and marked the final endorsement of readers. "The importance of fluorescent fish" (Suma, 2009) is her third novel, of which she dedicated six years.