A Journalism graduate from the University of Havana. In 2013 he won the Calendario Prize for the short story collection La tarde de los sucesos definitivos (Abril, 2014; Criatura, 2015). In 2015 he won the Nuevas Plumas Ibero-American Fiction Prize. In 2016 he founded El Estornudo, an independent Cuban magazine of literary journalism. That same year, the Ochenteros programme, run by the Guadalajara International Book Fair, recognized him as one of twenty Latin American authors born in the 1980s to look out for. He has published regularly with media and publications such as The New York Times, the BBC, Gatopardo, El Malpensante and Internazionale. In 2017, Sexto Piso published La tribu, a collection of essays on post-revolutionary Cuba. The Fallen (Fitcarraldo Editions, 2019) is his first novel.