(Tacna) She studied Literature at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú’s Arts Faculty; she has a Master’s in Latin American Literature from the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos and a PhD in Spanish from the University of Ottawa. Her professional activity is divided among literary work, film, research and teaching. Screenplay writer of La boca del lobo (1988) and Caídos del cielo (1990, with Augusto Cabada), Pantaleón y las visitadoras (1999, with Enrique Moncloa), Tinta roja (2000) and Ojos que no ven (2003), among others. She has written the play Donde mis ojos te vean and adapted the novel La mujer de la arena, by Kobo Abe. She is the author of the poetry collections Huerto de los olivos (1986), Entre mujeres solas (1991), La ceremonia del adiós (1997) and Entre mujeres solas. Poesía reunida (2013). As a fiction writer she has published the book of short stories Atado de nervios (1999) and the novel Dos veces por semana (2008). In the area of academic research she has published various articles in academic journals and the book De aventurero a letrado. El discurso de Pedro Dávalos y Lissón (2015). She currently lectures full time at the Pontificia Universidad Católica.
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