(Lima, 1975) Historian and writer. Researcher on issues of political violence and historical memory. He collaborated with the work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, the National Coordinator of Human Rights and the Place of Memory, Tolerance and Social Inclusion. He has published—among other texts related to disappearances, political violence and public education in Peru—the essay Los rendidos: Sobre el don de perdonar (IEP, 2015), the poetry book Enemigo (Intermezzo tropical, 2016), the set of stories Cuentos Heridos (Lumen, 2017), and Persona (FCE 2017), published by Fondo de Cultura Económica that was awarded with the 2018 National Prize for Literature in the Non-fiction Category. In 2021 he published the essay Cómo votan los muertos (La Siniestra 2021) and the English translation: The Surrendered: Reflections by a Son of Shining Path (Duke University Press 2021). Photo credit: Rafael Carmona Olivo de Alba