Vera Giaconi was born in 1974 in Montevideo, Uruguay, but has lived her entire life in Buenos Aires. For the past 13 years, she has been working as a freelance editor for various magazines and publishing houses in Argentina. She also teaches creative writing. Her first book, Carne viva (Raw Flesh), was published in 2011. Her new short story collection, Seres queridos (Loved Ones) was published in 2016 and was amongst the five finalists of the international literary award Ribera del Duero.