Inês Lampreia was born in Lisbon (1979), but raised in the south of Portugal, in the Alentejo region. Her first short story Days in the diving suit, was published by Pasárgada Editions in 2010. One year later won the Alentejo House Award in short fiction with the story Five fingers of Cork. Along fiction literature her writings cross areas such as playwright, short-fiction and visual writings. Inês has worked as journalist, cinema festivals executive director and cultural producer, as well as a trainer in the areas of visual poetry, language codes and education for media.