Alejandra Jaramillo Morales is a writer from Bogotá. She has published four novels, La ciudad sitiada (2006), Acaso la muerte (2010), Magnolias para una infiel (2017), and Mandala (2017, a digital writing project that can be read in multiple ways), as well as three short story collections: Variaciones sobre un tema inasible (2009), Sin remitente (2012), and Las grietas (2017). Her new novel, Las lectoras, will be published in 2021 and is her first foray into the historical novel. She has published two young adult novels, Martina y la carta del monje Yukio (2015) and El canto del manatí (2019), with Loqueleo press. She teaches in the Department of Literature and the master’s program in Creative Writing of the Universidad Nacional de Colombia.