Claudia AMENGUAL (Uruguay)
Translator, teacher at ORT University and researcher with a socio-cultural approach in the field of linguistics. She coordinates storytelling workshops and writes short stories, some of which have been published and won competition prizes. She is the author of the novels La rosa de Jericó (2000; Punto de Lectura, 2005) and El vendedor de escobas (2002; Punto de Lectura, 2005).
In 2003, she was awarded a scholarship by the Carolina Foundation and the Iberoamerican Society of Friends of the Book and Publishing, to study at Complutense University in Madrid and at the International University Menéndez Pelayo de Santander. In 2004 she participated in the Third Congress of the Spanish Language, in Rosario, Argentina.