(Barranquilla, 1982) He studied Creative Writing at the University of New York with teachers such as Diamela Eltit, Sergio Chejfec and Antonio Muñoz Molina; and at the University of Iowa with teachers including Horacio Castellanos Moya, Marilynne Robinson and Luis Muñoz. In Iowa he also specialized in Queer and Gender Studies. Un mundo huérfano (2016) is his first novel. Included on the Hay Festival’s Bogota 39-2017 list of the 39 best Latin American fiction writers under 40. He was Cultural Manager of the Bogota International Book Fair, FILBo, between 2015 and 2018. He currently works on the Creative Writing Master’s Programme at the Caro y Cuervo Institute in Bogota. His latest novel is Estrella madre (2020).