Camila Sosa Villada

Camila Sosa Villada

Camila Sosa Villada was born in 1982 in La Falda (Córdoba, Argentina). She is a writer, actress, and singer, and previously earned a living as a sex worker, street vendor, and hourly maid. She holds degrees in communication and theater from the National University of Córdoba. Her play Carnes tolendas, retrato escénico de un travesti was selected for the 2010 National Theater Festival held in La Plata. Her first novel, Las Malas, won the Premio Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz and the Grand Prix de l’Héroïne Madame Figaro. The English-language edition, titled Bad Girls in the US and The Queens of Sarmiento Park in the UK, will be published in 2022.

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