Karlina Veras is a writer from the Dominican Republic. She studied advertising and communications in Santo Domingo, followed by Music for Film and TV in London. She’s mainly inspired by childhood memories and family anecdotes and has been writing from an early age. Her first collection of flash fiction in Spanish, Yun Yun (keeps you cool) has been successfully acclaimed by critics of the Latin American literary world. She is currently working on various projects – including a poetry collection, a script for a feature film and the English version of Yun Yun. When she is not writing or working, she reads, watches films and practices Tai Chi. She lives in South London with her husband.