Mariana Graciano is a Doctor of Literature, graduated from the Latin American, Iberian and Latino Cultures (LAILAC) program at the Graduate Center, CUNY. He studied Letters at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. He completed a master's degree in creative writing at New York University. His texts have appeared in magazines in Argentina, the United States and Spain. His first book of stories, La visita (Demipage 2013), earned him the recognition of Talento Fnac. He has also participated in the anthologies Writing in New York (Caja Negra, 2014), Excuse me not getting up (Demipage, 2014) and Hispanic States of America (Sudaquia, 2016). His novel Pasajes , originally published in the United States by Chatos Inhumanos, has been published in Argentina by Baltasara Editora de Rosario. Gratian has lived in Brooklyn since 2010.