Ariana Harwicz, born in Buenos Aires in 1977, studied screenwriting and drama in Argentina and earned a first degree in Performing Arts from the University of Paris VII as well as a Master’s degree in comparative literature from the Sorbonne. She has taught screenwriting, written several plays and directed a documentary. Her prose is characterized by its violence, eroticism, irony and direct criticism to the clichés surrounding the notions of the family and conventional relationships. Her first novel, Die, My Love received rave reviews, was named best novel of 2012 by the Argentinian daily La Nación and was nominated for the Man Booker International Prize 2018. Harwicz is considered to be at the forefront of the so-called new Argentinian fiction. Her books have been sold into several countries. She lives in France.