After university, together with her brother Oscar Tusquets, she took over and ran the publishing brand Lumen. In 1978 she published her first work 'The same sea as every summer', which won the City of Barcelona award. This is the first instalment of a trilogy which also includes 'Love is a solitary game' and 'Stranded'. After her debut work and until recently she combined her publishing work with writing and translation. Her work features an original combination of fiction and biography told in a distinctive and unique feminine voice.