She is a writer and educator. Born in southern Brazil, she studied English and Portuguese Literature, and has a Master’s in Literature, Culture and Regionalism. She took her doctorate in Literary Theory at the PUCRS, for which she wrote the thesis: Literatura e cidade: cartografias metafóricas e memória insolúvel de Porto Alegre (1897-2013), which passed with summa cum laude. She is the author of Recortes para álbum de fotografia sem gente (2013), and also won the Açorianos Literature Prize, the most important award in Rio Grande del Sur, in the short story category, in 2013. Coração a corda (2015), her second book, presents a selection of poems and short stories in poetic prose. Amora (2015), her latest book of short stories, won the AGES (Associação gaúcha de writeres) award as book of the year in 2016; the Açorianos Literature Prize in 2016; and came first in the 2016 Jabuti Prize.