Carola Saavedra was born in Chile in 1973 and moved to Brazil aged three. She has also lived in Spain, France and Germany. Her novels include Toda Terça (‘Every Tuesday’, 2007), the highly acclaimed Flores Azuis (‘Blue Flowers’, 2008) and Paisagem com dromedário (‘Landscape with Dromedary’, 2010). Her books are currently being translated into English, French and Spanish. She was included in the 2012 Best of Young Brazilian Novelists issue of Granta.