yBorn in Madrid in 1969, she comes from a Spanish-French-Hungarian family of writers (including Sándor Márai and Imre Madách), filmmakers, musicians and painters.
She studied journalism and began her working life at the EFE agency, but then decided to be a linguist by profession (she is a translator and interpreter in international organizations, and is fluent in German, Hungarian, French, English, Russian and Italian). She lives between Hungary, Vienna and Brussels and among her favorite writers are Pío Baroja, László Passuth and Patrick O'Brian.
She is co-author of the Diccionario de regionalismos de la lengua española and is passionate about writing stories set in the Middle Ages, the Baroque and the Enlightenment. EL LIRIO DE FUEGO (Ediciones B, 2016), her first novel, was a finalist for the IV Fernando Lara Novel Prize.
In 2021, Vic Echegoyen is a finalist in the Espartaco prize of historical novel of the Black Week of Gijón with her novel THE VOICE AND THE SWORD. With this same novel she is also competing for another important historical novel award: Los cerros de Úbeda.