He studied Journalism at the Pontificia Universidad Católica. He has published the novels Camanchaca (La Calabaza del Diablo, 2009; Literatura Random House, 2012) and Racimo (Literatura Random House, 2014), as well as the book about football Soy de Católica (Lolita Editores, 2014) and the short story collection Niños héroes (Literatura Random House, 2016).
He has won various awards, including the 2008 Roberto Bolaño Prize for Young Writers (Novel category); a National Council for Culture and the Arts Fellowship for Literary Writing in 2008 and 2013; the 2009 Gabriela Mistral Literary Games Prize for Camanchaca; and a 2013 National Council for Culture and the Arts Prize for Best Literary Works, in the Unpublished Novel category, for Racimo. Furthermore, for his journalism, he has received the 2012 MAGs National Magazine Prize (Culture category) and the 2013 Excellence in Journalism Prize (Culture category), from the Alberto Hurtado University. In 2016 he was the writer-in-residence at the Arts Faculty of the Pontificia Universidad Católica.