Graciela Speranza was born in Buenos Aires in 1957. She is a translator and professor of Argentine literature at the University of Buenos Aires. She has published several books of conversations on art and literature, including Primera persona: Conversaciones con quince narradores argentinos (1995); Guillermo Kuitca. Obras 1982-1998. Conversaciones Con Graciela Speranza (1998); and Razones intensas, Conversaciones Sobre Arte (1999). With Fernando Cittadini, she wrote Partes de Guerra--Malvinas 1982. Other recent publications include the study Manuel Puig: Despues Del Fin De La Literatura (2000) and the novel Oficios Ingleses (2003). She is the co-editor of the magazine of arts and letters Otra parte. In 2002 she received a Guggenheim grant for a work on Argentine literature, visual arts, and cinema.