Liria C. Evangelista, from Buenos Aires, Argentina, earned her M.A. and Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and taught at Middlebury College and Dickinson College. As Associate Professor, she teaches Latin American History, Latin American and Argentine Literature, and Cultural History of 19th and 20th Centuries at the Universidad de Belgrano. She also works for the Middlebury Program in Latin America, where she teaches the course Writing for Cultural and Linguistic Competence.

A specialist in cultural studies, literary theory and Argentine Literature, she has published a book on the issues of cultural memory during post-dictatorship Argentina, as well as several articles on Latin American and Spanish Literature. She had taught a doctoral seminar on Memory, Violence and Culture at the Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia. She is a regular invited professor at the Universidad de Salamanca, where she held the Cátedra de Altos Estudios del Español in 2015.

In June 2009, she published her first novel, La Buena Educación, which was followed by Una Perra (2012), Niña Soviética (2013-2015) and Sangra en mí (2018).