Antonio Gómez Rufo professionally known simply as Gómez Rufo (born 1954 in Madrid) is a Spanish writer Gómez achieved a law degree at the Complutense University of Madrid, he graduated in 1977 and between 1979 and 1983 he worked as a lawyer. In 1984 he began working as a screenwriter and poet for books. His debut was in 1984 when he wrote his first book entitled El último goliardo. He wrote the screenplay for the 1999 film París Tombuctú (which starred Michel Piccoli). In 2005 Gómez won the Fernando Lara Novel Award for El secreto del rey cautivo.