Natália Borges Polesso is a Brazilian writer. She holds a PhD in Literary Theory from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (Porto Alegre) centred on the thesis Literature and the City: Metaphorical Cartographies and Insoluble Memory of Porto Alegre (1897-2013). Natália is the author of the book Recortes para álbum de fotografia sem gente (2013), awarded the Açorianos de Literatura prize in the short story category in 2013. Her second book, Coração à corda (2015), presents a selection of poems and short narratives in prose poetry. Amora (2015), her most recent book of short stories, earned Natália another Açorianos de Literatura prize in 2016, along with the Prémio Jabuti in the short stories and chronicles category and an Audience Award. Natália also writes a weekly column for the Caxias do Sul newspaper Pioneiro and pens the online comic strip A Escritora Incompreendida.