Mariana Enríquez holds a degree in Journalism and Social Communication from the National University of La Plata. She works as a journalist and is the deputy editor of the arts and culture section of the newspaper ''Página/12'' an she dictates literature workshops. She has published the novels: ''Bajar es lo peor'' (Espasa Calpe, 1995), ''Cómo desaparecer completamente'' (Emecé, 2004) and ''Nuestra parte de noche'' (Anagrama, 2019). She has also written the short story books: ''Los peligros de fumar en la cama'' (Emecé, 2009), ''Las cosas que perdimos en el fuego'' (Editorial Anagrama, 2016) and the novelette ''Chicos que vuelven'' (Eduvim, 2010). Her stories have appeared in anthologies of Spain, Mexico, Chile, Bolivia and Germany.