Claudia Salazar Jiménez is a Peruvian writer and academic. She studied literature at the National University of San Marcos and has a Ph.D. in Latin American Literature from the University of New York (NYU). Her first novel, La sangre de la aurora, written from a female perspective on the internal armed conflict in Peru, won the Las Américas Narrative Award in 2014. Her research and publication projects link writings of the self with the politics of memory. She has edited the anthologies Voces para Lilith: Literatura contemporánea de temática lésbica en Latinoamérica, Escribir en Nueva York: Antología de narradores hispanoamericanos, and Pachacuti feminista, which will be published this year.