Fabián Severo (Artigas, Uruguay) is a literature professor and writing workshop coordinator. He is the author of the books Noite nu Norte (2010), Viento de nadie (2013), NósOtros (2014) and Viralata (2015). His poems have appeared in magazines in Brazil, Argentina, Cuba, Spain and the United States including Words Without Borders and Poetry. His work appears in América invertida: An Anthology of Emerging Uruguayan Poets (University of New Mexico Press, 2016). In 2017 he received the Uruguayan National Prize for Literature for his novel Viralata, in 2012, he received the Justino Zavala Muniz Fellowship in the Arts from the Uruguayan Ministry of Education and Cultureand in 2011, he was awarded the Bronze Morsoli Medal in the Poetry from the Foundation Lolita Rubia. His novel Viralata was adapted for theater by the director Luis Vidal, and produced by the Theater El Galpón.