Federico Falco is an Argentinian writer and poet. He holds a BA in Communications from Blas Pascal University in Argentina and an MFA in Creative Writing in Spanish from New York University. In 2004, he was given the Young Writers Award by the Spanish Cultural Centre of Córdoba, Argentina. In 2005, he received a grant for improvement from the National Trust for the Arts of Argentina, and in 2009, a scholarship from New York University and the Banco Santander Foundation. Granta selected him as one of The Best of Young Spanish Language Novelists in 2010. His story collection A PERFECT CEMETERY was published by Charco Press in a translation by Jennifer Croft. His most recent novel, THE PLAINS, was the runner up in the Premio Herralde 2020 and will be published in English, Italian, Portuguese and Swedish.