A novelist, columnist and translator. He is the author of the novels Palacio (Libros AC, San Juan), which was shortlisted for a PEN Club award in the year of its publication (2011); and Dicen que los dormidos (ICP, San Juan). This second novel won the Puerto Rico Cultural Institute’s National Novel Prize and was later published by the institution in 2014. In 2015, it was given the New Voices Prize for promising Puerto Rican authors at the Festival de la Palabra. That year, the writer was included in the Latinoamérica Viva selection of Latin American novelists chosen by the Guadalajara International Book Fair. In 2016, the New York magazine Brooklyn Rail published a translation of one of his stories as part of a selection of three authors representing recent Puerto Rican literature. He contributes to El Nuevo Día with the monthly column, Buscapié. His stories and essays have appeared in various magazines and anthologies in Puerto Rico and further afield. His lastest novel is Los días hábiles, which has been recently puiblished.