Mónica Quintero Restrepo is a journalist with a Master's degree in Literary Hermeneutics from the Universidad Eafit. She has been a cultural journalist for 13 years. She works for the newspaper El Colombiano as macro-editor of Tendencias and editor of the magazine Generación. She is a teacher at the Writing Workshop at Eafit University and an apprentice pastry chef. She has a cat called Rulfo and wrote the book of poems Tal vez a las cinco.