(Lima, Peru, 1974) After completing his military service, he entered the Chorrillos Military School. After graduating in first place from the infantry section he was sent, as a second lieutenant, to a battalion at the Huancané garrison. He rose through the ranks and, upon his return to Lima in 2010, he took up a place at the General Army Headquarters. Although he published his first short novel in 2003, his public profile rose in 2005 when he won the National Military History Prize for his book La verdad sesgada. He was asked to write the screenplay for the film Vidas Paralelas, directed by Rocío Lladó, in 2008. On returning to Lima in 2010, he became a member of the Permanent Council of the History of the Peruvian Army. The work that best represents his career is Desde el Valle de las Esmeraldas.