Guadalupe Nettel is a Mexican writer. She was born in Mexico City in 1973 and studies Philosophy and Literature in the “UNAM”, the National University of Mexico. She obtained her PHD from the École des Haute Études in Paris. Nettel has published three novels and four short-story collections. Her collection of short stories, El matrimonio de los peces rojos, translated under the title Natural Histories, won the Ribera del Duero international prize for short fiction. She also won the Herralde prize for her novel After the Winter (Después del invierno).