Cecilia Pavón was born in Mendoza, Argentina, in 1973. She has a degree in Literary Theory from Universidad de Buenos Aires. In 1999, Pavón co-founded the independent art space and small press Belleza y Felicidad. She has published more than ten books of poetry and short stories in Argentina, Mexico, Brasil, Chile, and Uruguay. She has been translated into English: "Little Joy" (Semiotexte, 2021), “A hotel with my name” (Scrambler books, 2015), "Liquorice candies" (Scrambler books, 2016), and “Belleza y Felicidad” (Sand Paper Press, 2014). And into French "Bombons à l'anis" (Varichon & Cie., 2022). She runs Microcentro, a nomadic space dedicated to poetry, that organizes workshops and readings throughout different cities.