Buenos Aires, 1967
Andrea Rabih was born in Buenos Aires in 1967. She studied literature at the University of Buenos Aires, where she also worked as Spanish professor for foreign students. In 1991, her short stories “La diferencia” and “Claramente dormida” won the first prize at the Young Art Biennale, and in 1994, “El polaquito” was awarded with the first prize at the Short Story Contest Eva Perón. She published Cera negra (Simurg, 2000), by which she was portrayed by criticism as an exceptional narrator. She died early in 2001 of a melanoma.
In spite of her short career, she became in one of the most important writers of her generation.
- 1991 - First Prize at the Young Art Biennale (Argentina)
- 1994 - First Prize at the Short Story Contest Eva Perón (Argentina)