Graduated in Communications at the Universidad Centroamericana José
Simeón Cañas, where she also studied Law. She has published Otras ciudades, Mediodía de frontera, Olvida Uno.
She was awarded the Juan Rulfo de Radio Francia
International Prize, in the story category, becoming the first writer from Central America to win it.
In 2004 she won the prestigious Anne Seghers Prize, in Germany, for a published work. She has been anthologised in Spain, Italy, France, the US and Germany.