Martín Caparrós, a prolific novelist, essayist, and travel writer, won the 2016 Tiziano Terzani International Literary Prize for the Italian edition of Hunger. The year before, he was awarded the Premio Internacional de Ensayo Caballero Bonald for the Spanish edition. In 2004 he received the Planeta Prize in Argentina for Valfierno, which has been published in more than a dozen languages. Caparrós has also worked as a journalist for print, radio, and television. He lives in his native Argentina.