(Mexico City, 1984) Author of the poetry books Esa pura materia (UACM, 2008) and La máquina autobiográfica (Bonobos, 2012), and of the novel En medio de extrañas víctimas (Sexto Piso, 2013; translated into English as Among Strange Victims, Coffee House Press, 2016; upcoming publication in French). He has received fellowships from FONCA’s Young Artists programme, (2006-2007; 2016-2017), from the Foundation for Mexican Literature (2007-2008; 2008-2009) and the FONCA / Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Québec Artistic Residencies project (Montreal, Canada, 2012). He has been writer-in-residence at the OMI International Center for the Arts (New York, 2014), on this institution’s Translation Lab programme (2015) and at the MacDowell Colony (New Hampshire, 2016). In summer 2017 he was a writer-in-residence at the Banff Centre (Canada).
He currently contributes a column to the Mexican edition of Esquire magazine and lives in Montreal, Canada.