Gina Saraceni (Caracas, 1966) is Associate Professor in the Department of Literary Studies of the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. From 1994 to 2016, she was a tenured professor in the Department of Language and Literature and earned her Master’s degree in Latin American Literature and her Doctorate in Letters at the Universidad Simón Bolívar. Her research areas are critical and cultural theory, twentieth- and twenty-first-century Latin American literature, contemporary Venezuelan poetry, travel literature, fictions of memory, and biopolitics. She is editor of the journal Cuadernos de Literatura (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana). Her books include Rasgos comunes. Antología de la poesía venezolana del siglo XX (2019), La soberanía del defecto (2012), and Escribir hacia atrás. Herencia, lengua, memoria (2008).