Inês Pedrosa (Portugal, 1962) got her degree in Communication Sciences at the Universidade Nova in Lisbon, and has worked in journalism, radio and television. She directed the magazine Marie Claire between 1993 and 2014. She's written a weekly column for the past 13 years, first for the weekly Expresso and recently for the weekly Sol. She has published 22 books, including novels, stories, essays, biographies and edited anthologies. Her works have also been published in Brasil, Spain, Italy and Germany.