is a writer based in Mexico City. With over 40 books published,
some translated into 15 languages, he is the recipient of the Xavier Villaurrutia,
Barbara Gitiings Literature, Antonin Artaud, and José María Arguedas Awards.
This year, he was awarded the Premio Iberoamericano de Letras José Donoso. In
2012, he was a curator and member of the Honorary Advisory Committee of the
art exhibition dOCUMENTA (13) in Kassel. Apart from writing, he is the director of
the Dynamic School of Writers and is directing a documentary called Bola Negra:
El Musical de Ciudad Juárez.