• Americas
  • Latin America and the Caribbean
  • South America
  • Colombia

Sara JARAMILLO  KLINKERT (journalist, novelist, screenwriter; Colombia) has worked for numerous newspapers and major media channels in Colombia. Her autobiographical novel Cómo maté a mi padre [How I killed my father] came out in 2019; a second novel, Donde cantan las ballenas [Where the whales sing], appeared in 2021. She has a MA from Escuela des escritores (Madrid) and lives in Medellín. Her participation was made possible by the U.S. Embassy in Bogotá.

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