Julián Herbert is the author of the books of poems El nombre de esta casa, La resistencia, Kubla Khan, Pastilla camaleón and Álbum Iscariote; the novels Un mundo infiel and Canción de tumba; the novelised historical chronicle La casa del dolor ajeno; the books of short stories Cocaína (manual del usuario) and Tráiganme la cabeza de Quentin Tarantino; and the book of chronicles Ahora imagino cosas, among other works. He has won the Gilberto Owen National Literature Prize, the Juan José Arreola National Short Story Prize, the Agustín Yáñez National Short Story Prize, the Jaén Novel Prize, the Elena Poniatowska Ibero-American Novel Prize, the MacGinnis Ritchie Award, the Bouchard Foundation Scholarship and the Ramón López Velarde National Poetry Prize. Some of his books have been translated into English, French, Portuguese, Italian, German and Turkish. He writes for audiovisual media, is a member of the Sistema Nacional de Creadores de Arte and is the vocalist of Los Tigres de Borges.
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