Natasha Tiniacos (Maracaibo, 1981) is a poet. She graduated from the Universidad del Zulia in Literature and holds an M.A. in Hispanic-American and Comparative Literature from the University of South Carolina. She has published Historia privada de un etcétera (Libros del Fuego 2015, La Cámara Escrita 2011) and Mujer a fuego lento (Equinoccio, Universidad Simón Bolívar, 2006), which won the Primer Premio Nacional Universitario de Literatura. She was an artist-in-residence at Centre d’Art Marnay Art Centre in France and the Centre de Art La Rectoria in Spain. Recently, she participated alongside Liliana Porter, Lizz Glyn and others in El rayó que cayó dos veces en el mismo sitio, a contemporary art Project curated by José Luis Blondet in the space Concepción 41 in Antigua, Guatemala. She has taught at the university and secondary levels and has worked as well in research and literary translation. She is currently a writer-in-residence at the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa.
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