Santiago Gamboa is a Colombian novelist, short story writer, and journalist. His debut novel, Páginas de vuelta, established him as one of the most innovative voices in Colombian literature. His American debut, published by Europa in 2012, was the novel Necropolis, winner of the Otra Orilla Literary Prize. He is also the author of Night Prayers and the upcoming Return to the Dark Valley. Previously Colombia’s cultural attaché in New Delhi, he has lived in Rome and Paris, and currently lives in Calí, Colombia.