Dahlia de la Cerda was born, raised and currently lives in the city of Aguascalientes. She studied for a degree in Philosophy. She has been an employee at a call centre, a bar, and a sweet factory. She has worked as an international news editor and selling Avon products, black roses on the street and second-hand clothes in a flea market. In 2009 she won the Letras de la Memoria literary contest organised by the Los Arquitos Cultural Centre. She was a fellow of the Aguascalientes Program Promoting Artistic Creation and Development in 2015. She was a beneficiary of the Fonca Young Creators Programme in 2016 and 2018. Winner of the 2019 Comala National Youth Short Story Award. She has participated in the anthologies, Mexicanas, trece narrativas contemporáneas (Fondo blanco 2021), Los cuerpos que habitamos, ficción y no ficción sobre el derecho a decidir (AN-ALFA-BETA 2021), Tsunami 2 (Sexto Piso 2020) and Astra Megazine (Ecstasy 2022). She is the author of the book of short stories Perra de Reserva (Sexto Piso 2022) and the hybrid book Desde los Zulos (Sexto Piso 2023). Her work has been translated into English, Italian, French, Turkish and Polish. She is co-founder and co-director of the feminist collective Morras Help Morras. She talks non-stop on two podcasts: Escribe como morra and Morras vs fundamentalismos.