Mexico City, 1962. Self-taughtwriter, journalist and publisher of marginal books. He regularly publishes fiction, journalism and essays in literarysupplements, magazines and newspapers (in Mexico and abroad). Some of his workshave been translated into French and English and have appeared in severalanthologies. Winner of the Premio Nacional de Testimonio 2001 and of the PremioNacional de Periodismo Cultural Fernando Benítez 2004 (reportage). Beneficiaryof the Programa de Residencias Artísticas Mexico-Colombia 2005. Member of the SistemaNacional de Creadores de Arte desde 2005. Amongst his fiction work he haswritten the novels Cuartos para gente sola (novel of the year:periódico Reforma, 2004. Joaquín Mortiz, second edition published by Almadía in2012) and Al final del vacío( novel of the year: periódico Reforma 2007.Mondadori). J. M Servincoordinates the journalistic project Producciones el Salario del Miedo.