(Colombia) Studied Literature at the University of the Andes, Bogota and, on graduating, worked as a culture writer for El Espectador. For a number of months he was a correspondent in Paris for the same weekly publication and since 2004 has been writing a book column: Ojo a las hojas. Between 2001 and 2002 he worked as a journalist for the magazine Cromos. He has worked as press coordinator at Fundalectura, a foundation for the promotion of reading in Colombia, and as editor of Arcadia, the magazine Semana’s cultural supplement. He is currently cultural coordinator of the Cámara Colombiana del Libro. He has published the novel Todo pasa pronto (2007), El barro y el silencio (2010), an account of the Armero tragedy in 1985, and the most recent Casi nunca es tarde (2013).