Lucía Puenzo (1976, Argentina) is a writer, screenwriter and director. Her first film, “XXY”, won the Critics’ Week Grand Prize (2007), a Goya for the Best Foreign Film and more than twenty international prizes. Her second, “El niño pez” (The fish child), opened the Panorama section at the Berlin Film Festival in 2009, won prizes in Spain, Romania and Tokyo, and was part of the official selection in Tribeca and Havana, as well as many other festivals. She published five novels so far. In 2013 she wrote and directed “The German Doctor”(2013), a film based on her latest novel “Wakolda” (2011). Her books have been published in several languages.