Nona Fernández (Santiago, 1971) is an actress and writer. Fernández has published six novels, two plays and the short stories collection El Cielo. She was selected in 2011 as one of the ‘best kept secrets of Latin American literature’ by the Guadalajara book fair and was awarded the Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz Prize in 2017, the top recognition for a female writer in Spanish. Her works are translated in several languages.