Founding editor of Etiqueta Negra, the prestigious Lima-based culture and current affairs magazine. He teaches at the García Márquez Foundation for New Iberoamerican Journalism. He has won an award from the Sociedad Interamericana de Prensa in the reporting category and has published, among other books, De cerca nadie es normal, an anthology of profiles of figures such as Gabriel García Márquez, the filmmaker Werner Herzog and the chef Ferran Adrià. His reporting, translated into five languages, has appeared in papers such as Spain’s El País and Sao Paulo’s Folha, and in magazines such as the Spanish version of National Geographic, The Virginia Quarterly Review, McSweeney’s and The Believer. He has been guest editor of the magazines Internazionale (Italy) and Letras Libres (Mexico-Spain), and edited the book Messi, by Leonardo Faccio, translated into fourteen languages so far. He has been a visiting lecturer on the Publishing Master’s programme at the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, taken part in the TEDxAmazonia conference in Brazil, spoken at the Narrative Journalism Conference run by Harvard University’s Nieman Foundation, at the University of Foreign Studies in Beijing and at the universities of Columbia, Stanford and Yale. He has also given workshops to staff at newspapers such as O Globo, websites such as ElFaro.net, magazines such as Gatopardo and television channels such as Mexico’s Canal 22. He is a member of Radio Ambulante.org’s consultancy committee.