Mario Mendoza (Bogotá, 1964) graduated in Literature in Bogotá and in Hispanic American Literature from the Fundación José Ortega y Gasset Toledo and also holds a Master's degree in Literature. Author of 17 novels and essays including Satanás (Seix Barral, 2002), winner of the Biblioteca Breve Award; La travesía del vidente, National Literature Award from the Instituto Distrital de Cultura Turismo de Bogotá in 1995; Buda Blues (Seix Barral, 2010), finalist for the Dashiell Hammett Award at the Semana Negra de Gijón; Diario del fin del mundo (2018); Akelarre (2019); El libro de las revelaciones and La importancia de morir a tiempo. In 2018 he concluded El mensajero de Agartha, a juvenile saga made up of ten titles, and published the graphic novel Satanás, together with illustrator Keco Olano. In 2019 and 2020 they released Imágenes premonitorias, Están entre nosotros, El astrólogo and Los híbridos, the first four titles of the ten-title comic book saga El último día sobre la Tierra, made together with Keco Olano and the Frankenstein Project team. In 2020 they presented the Mysterion trilogy with the graphic novel Kaópolis. In 2021 the second volume of the saga was published along with his most recent title Bitácora del naufragio.
Photo credit: Matías Quintero