Marco Avilés. Peru, 1978. Journalist and editor. He is content manager at Cometa, an enterprise dedicated to telling stories in different settings and locations (cometa.pe). He has had one book published, Día de visita (Libros del KO, Spain), and he previously edited the crónicas magazine Etiqueta Negra. He lives in Lima with his girlfriend, two ginger cats and a hairless dog. His writing can be found and followed at www.marcoaviles.com.
‘The Goal-Begetting Women of the Andes’ (‘Las bombarderas de los Andes’) was first published in February 2007 in Etiqueta Negra.