María Teresa Moure Pereiro (Born in 1969, Monforte de Lemos, Spain) is a Galician writer. She lectures in Linguistics at the University of Santiago de Compostela. She has published essays, novels, children’s books and a play. She was awarded the Lueiro Rey Prize and the Arzobispo San Clemente Prize for her first novel A xeira das árbores (Sotelo Blanco, 2004) and the Ramón Piñeiro Essay Prize for Outro idioma é posible (Galaxia, 2005). Her highly acclaimed novel Herba moura won the Xerais Prize for novels, the AELG Prize, the Irmandade do Libro á Autora Prize, the Benito Soto Prize for the best novel of 2005 and the Premio de la Crítica Española. She also received the Rafael Dieste Theatre Prize in 2007 for her play Unha primavera para Aldara. Her work has been translated into several languages.