Brenda Lozano is a fiction writer, essayist and publisher. She studied in Mexico and the United States. She has had writing residencies in the United States, Europe, South America and Japan and her work has featured in anthologies on several occasions. She has also taught on university courses and in workshops, and has been involved in film and contemporary art projects. She edited the Chicago-based literary magazine Make and co-organized the 2013-2019 Lit&Luz art and literature festival, which took place in both Chicago and Mexico City. She also collaborates with New York's Ugly Duckling Presse. His first novel was Todo nada (Tusquets, 2009), which was followed by Cuaderno ideal (Alfaguara, 2014), and the book of short stories Cómo piensan las piedras (Alfaguara, 2017). She was recognized by Conaculta, Hay Festival and the British Council as one of the most important writers under 40 in her country on the Bogotá39 list of outstanding new Latin American authors. Her most recent novel is Brujas (Alfaguara, 2020). She writes for El País newspaper and lives in Mexico City.