a novelist and a poet. She is President of the Paraguayan
Academy of the Spanish Language.
Her first novel, Los nudos del silencio, was already
translated to Italian and French. She published her second
novel, Vagos de la tierra, en 1998. Her third novel, La Querida, was awarded the Premio de la Municipalidad de
Asunción en 2011. One of her numerous volumes of short stories,
translated to French, was published under the title, Sécheresse et autres contes, by Editions L'Harmattan in
Paris, France, in 2013. Her most recent book of poetry, Ignominia,
was translated from Spanish into French by French poet Alain
Saint-Saëns, and it will be published in 2016 in France.