Camila Sosa Villadawas born in 1982 in La Falda (Córdoba, Argentina). She is a writer, actress, and singer, and previously earned a living as a sex worker, street vendor and maid. She holds degrees in communication and theatre from the National University of Córdoba. Her first novel, The Queens of Sarmiento Park, won the Premio Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz in Mexico, the Grand Prix de l’Héroïne Madame Figaro in France, and the Premio de Narrativa en Castellano in Spain.
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