Gabriela Cabezón Cámara was born in Buenos Aires. She is one of the leading figures in Argentinian and Latin American literature.

Her debut novel Slum Virgin (2017) was followed by Island of the Moon (2012), and Romance of the Black Blonde (2014) as well as two collections of short stories: Sacrifices (2015) and Her Waste Became a Crowd (2015). In 2011 she published the novella You’ve Seen God’s Face, later republished as a graphic novel, which won the Argentine Senate’s Alfredo Palacios Prize.

Gabriela Cabezón Cámara

All nominated books

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