Paola Gallo was born in Montevideo in 1980. She is a master’s student in modern letters at the Universidad Iberoamericana Ciudad de México. She has participated in literary festivals in Montevideo, Bogota, Mexico City, Madrid and the Festival Cervantino in Guanajuato, Mexico. She wrote the literary study El decir de lo indecible: los rodeos del deseo en la obra de Alejandra Pizarnik and the poetry collection Alimaña. Her poems have appeared in Asymptote and the Colorado Review.