Yuri Herrera

Yuri Herrera was born in 1970 in Actopan, Mexico. His first novel to appear in English, Signs Preceding the End of the World, won the 2016 Best Translated Book Award. Herrera earned his PhD at Berkeley and is currently teaching at the University of Tulane in New Orleans.

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    Photo: www.flickr.com/people/fineplan When you are a pestilent being the world stops being pestilent. Or does it? Each night Rafa stares at the vestibule in hatred until those in li...
  • The cover to Signs Preceding the End of the World by Yuri Herrera
    London / New York. And Other Stories. 2015. 114 pages. Makina is in charge of a small Mexican town’s telephone. A reliable messenger, she knows how to keep a secret and when to keep her mouth shut. Sh...

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