Jacqueline Goldberg. Born in Venezuela (1966). Poet, fiction writer, essayist, editor and author of children's books and testimonials. PhD in Social Sciences and Bachelor’s degree in Literature. She is the author of 7 books of fiction and nonfiction, 11 children’s books, 2 novels, and 21 volumes of poetry. Her poetry has been published and translated into anthologies in 15 countries. In 2018 she participated in the Fall Residence of the International Writing Program of the University of Iowa. Her novel Las horas claras [The clear hours] received the 2012 prize of the Fundación para la Cultura Urbana, was the Venezuelan Booksellers’ Book of the Year, a finalist for the Critic’s Award Novel for 2013, and was re-published in Mexico in 2018.