Claudia Piñeiro was born in the province of Buenos Aires in 1960. As an author and scriptwriter for television she has already won numerous national and international prizes for her literary, dramatic and journalistic work.
„Thursday Night Widows”, the film based on her bestseller of the same name "Las viudas de los jueves" was released in Buenos Aires in 2009 with a record of espectators. In the UK, the novel has been selected by Amazon to be included in its Rising Star promotion.
In 2010 Claudia Piñeiro was awarded the renowned German LiBeraturpreis for her novel "Elena sabe". Her novel "Las grietas de Jara" was honoured with the prestigious Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz Prize 2010.