Mercedes HALFON

Buenos Aires, 1980

Photo © Santi Burgos

Mercedes Halfon (Buenos Aires, 1980) is a writer, cultural journalist and stage curator. She holds a degree in Arts (UBA) and a Master’s degree in Creative Writing (UNTREF). She writes regularly for several media outlets such as Página 12. After publishing five books of poetry and establish as one of the most interesting voices of the moment, she published her first work in prose, El trabajo de los ojos (Entropía, 2017) and Diario pinchado (Entropía, 2019).

She is currently working on her next book and a documentary about Juana Bignozzi, one of the most outstanding poets of the sixties in Argentina. The film, produced by Mariano Llinás, was released in 2020.