Oliverio Coelho is an Argentine writer and critic, born in Buenos Aires in 1977. He has published six novels and two collections of short stories. He has also compiled an anthology of contemporary Korean narrative. Coelho was a Fellow of the Antorchas Foundation (2000), the Argentine National Fund for the Arts (2005), the Mexican National Fund for Culture and the Arts (2005), and the Korean Literature Translation Fund (KLTI) in 2007. He regularly writes for Argentine magazines such as Clarín, El país, and La nación. He has received the Latin American Prize Edmundo Valadés in Mexico and the National Initiation Prize in Argentina. He has participated in residency programs for writers in Mexico, South Korea, and the United States. Granta magazine highlighted Coelho as one of the best young Spanish-speaking writers. His most recent novel was published in 2015.