Rodrigo Blanco Calderón (Caracas, 1981). Venezuelan writer. He has published several collections of stories, including Una larga fila de hombres, Los invencibles, Las rayas and Los terneros. He also published a novel, entitled The Night, where he recounts the crisis in his native country. In 2007 he was included in the Bogotá 39 list, which is responsible for highlighting the best young writers in Latin America. In 2019 he won the III Mario Vargas Llosa Novel Biennial Award.