Andahazi is a prizewinning Argentine writer who was born in Buenos Aires in 1963. His works "Las piadosas" and "Por encargo" won awards at the Saint Thomas of Aquinas Institute’s national short-story contest. He is the son of Bela Andahazi, an aristocratic Hungarian poet and psychoanalyst, and Juana Merlín, of Russian-Jewish ancestry (Wilkipedia)
He obtained a bachelor's degree in Psychology (University of Buenos Aires); he practiced psychoanalysis a few years, while he was working on his short stories.
In 1996, his novel El anatomista won the inaugural Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat Prize and was a finalist for the Planeta Prize.
Some of his other published works include La sede del amor y del placer, El padre del monstruo and La ciudad de los herejes. Andahazi’s books have been translated into several languages.