Margarita García Robayo (Cartagena, Colombia, 1980) she is the author of Waiting for a Hurricane, Lo que no aprendí, Tiempo muerto and Sexual Education; of her various books of short stories, the best known is Worse Things, winner of the 2014 Casa de las Américas Literary Prize; and the microstories Las personas normales son muy raras and Orquídeas; she has also published a personal anthology in Chile called Usted está aquí; and a book of autobiographical essays Primera Persona. In 2018 Fish Soup was published in the UK; this compilation of three of her works was listed as one the Times Literary Supplement’s books of the year. In 2020 she will release a compilation of three novellas with the name El sonido de las olas, and the novel Holiday Heart will be published in the UK and the USA. She has contributed to numerous print media, including Piauí (Brazil), Dossier (Chile), Anfibia (Argentina), Arcadia (Colombia) and The Massachusetts Review (United States), among others. Her work has been translated into English, French, Portuguese, Italian, Hebrew, Turkish and Chinese. She lives in Buenos Aires.