Gonzalo Baz (1985) was born in Montevideo, Uruguay. He directs the publishing house Pez en el Hielo. His first fiction book Animales que vuelven won the Ópera Prima Award from the Ministry of Education in Uruguay. His first novel, Los pasajes comunes, was published in 2020. He featured in Granta’s 2021 anthology Best of Young Spanish-Language Novelists.