Julián Herbert (Acapulco, Mexico, 1971) is the author of five books of poems, the novels Un mundo infiel and Tomb Song, the fictionalized historical work La casa del dolor ajeno, the short story collections Cocaína (manual del usuario) and Tráiganme la cabeza de Quentin Tarantino, the genreless collection of texts, Ahora imagino cosas, and other books. He has worked as a screenwriter, and is an advisor to the Seminario Amparán de Literatura. He has won the Gilberto Owen National Literature Prize, the Presea Manuel Acuña award, the Juan José Arreola National Short Story Prize, the Agustín Yáñez National Short Story Prize, the Jaén Novel Prize and the Elena Poniatowska Ibero-American Novel Prize. Some of his books have been translated into English, French, Portuguese, Italian, German and Turkish. He is a member of the National Network of Artists and is the vocalist of the folk rock group, Los Tigres de Borges.