Claudia Salazar Jiménez

Claudia Salazar Jiménez was born in Lima, Perú, in 1976. She studied Literature in the National University of San Marcos. She’s PHD in Literature in NYU. Besides being a writer, she’s a literary critic and cultural manager. She’s the founder and director of PERUFEST, the first Peruvian cinema festival in New York. Her short stories have appeared in several online publications and in international antologies. Her first novel, Blood of the Dawn was awarded the Americas Narrative Prize 2014.