Claudia Hernández Gonzáles is a Salvadoran writer. She was born in San Salvador in 1975. She has a degree in communications from the Technological University of El Salvador, where she also studied law. Since the late 1990s, she has published stories in the Salvadoran newspapers CoLatino and El Diario de Hoy. In 1998, she won the first honorary of the Juan Rulfo prize of I Radio France International for short story. Hernández has published six collections of short stories. In 2004, she won the prestigious Anna Seghers Prize in Germany for a published work. Her stories have been published in several anthologies in Spain, Italy, France, and the United States. Currently Hernández works as a professor at the Central American University José Simeón Cañas. Her latest work, They Have Fired Her Again, published in a bilingual edition in 2016, is the author’s firs novella to be translated into English.