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Yuri Herrera

Biography

Yuri Herrera was born in Actopan in 1970. He studied politics at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, took a master’s in creative writing at the University of Texas in El Paso and a doctorate in Hispanic Language and Literature at the University of California, Berkeley. He had considerable success with his first novel and has gone on to write novels and children’s books.

Other links

Yuri Herrera
Interview
Author Yuri Herrera on ‘the American problem that Mexico is suffering’
His Twitter page (in Spanish)
Yuri Herrera (in Spanish)

Bibliography

2004 Trabajos del reino (Kingdom Cons) (novel)
2007 ¡Éste es mi nahual! (children’s)
2009 Señales que precederán al fin del mundo (Signs Preceding the End of the World) (novel)
2012 Los ojos de Lía (childen’s)
2013 La transmigración de los cuerpos (The Transmigration of Bodies) (novel)
2015 Un capitán cimarrón (comic)
2018 El incendio de la mina El Bordo (The Fire in El Bordo Mine) (history)
2020 Diez Planetas (novel)