Leila Guerriero was born in 1967, in Junín, a province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. She began her journalistic career in 1991, with the magazine Página/30. Since then her work has appeared in Argentina’s La Nación and Rolling Stone; in Spain’s El País and Vanity Fair; in Colombia’s El Malpensante and SoHo; in Mexico’s Gatopardo and El Universal; in Peru’s Etiqueta Negra; in Chile’s Paula and El Mercurio; in the United Kingdom’s Granta; in Germany and Romania’s Lettre Internationale; and Italy’s L’Internazionale; among others. She is the Argentina, Chile and Uruguay editor for the Mexican magazine Gatopardo. In 2005 she published the book The End of the World Suicides (Tusquets Argentina and Spain), which has been translated into Portuguese and Italian. In 2009, she published a collection of articles called Strange Fruits(Aguilar Colombia and Argentina) which, in 2012, was published by Alfaguara in Spain. In 2010 her text “The Signs in Our Bones”, published in El País Semanal and in Gatopardo, received the CEMEX-FNPI Prize. In 2013, she published American Landscape, a collection of twenty-one profiles of personalities from Spanish and Latin American culture. Her work has formed a part of anthologies such as Better than Fiction (Anagrama, 2012) and the Anthology of Current Latin American Chronicles (Alfaguara, 2012).