Mariano Peyrou (Buenos Aires, 1971) has lived in Madrid, Spain, since 1976. He is a poet, a saxophonist and holds a degree in Social Anthropology. He has published the following poetry collections: La voluntad de equilibrio (Fundación María del Villar, 2000), A veces transparente (Bartleby Editores, 2004), La sal (Pre-Textos, 2005), Estudio de lo visible (Pre-Textos, 2007), Temperatura voz (Pre-Textos, 2010) y Niños enamorados (Pre-Textos, 2015). Anthologies of his work have been published in Argentina, De las cosas que caen (Under the moon, 2004) and La unidad del dos (EDUCC, 2004), and in Colombia, La otra vida (Universidad EAFIT, 2015). Further anthologies of his work have been published in other languages: O optional obrigatório (Averno, 2009) in Portuguese, Il Sale (Raffaelli Editore, 2010) and Temperatura voce (Edizioni Fili d’Aquilone, 2013) in Italian. His works appears in various anthologies of recent Spanish poetry. He is also author of two narrative books: the collection of short stories La tristeza de las fiestas (Pre-Texts, 2014) and the novel De los otros (Sexto Piso, 2016). He has lived in the Residencia de Estudiantes with a scholarship for artistic creation. At present, he lives and works in Madrid.