Arequipa writer, critic and educator. A Discourse Analysis graduate, he is the Head lecturer at the Universidad Nacional de San Agustín’s Literature School in Arequipa. Since 1990 he has run the Literature School’s Fiction Workshop. He has published the short story collection Diario del retorno (2004), Técnicas del cuento, vols I and II, (2005 and 2007), El ensayo, propósito y estructura (2010) and the compilation 20 cuentos arequipeños (2016). He participated in the publishing of educational projects by the Biblioteca Juvenil Arequipa’s (GRA, 2011) and the Biblioteca Infantil Arequipa (GRA, 2013). He has edited the cultural section of El Pueblo newspaper since 2010.