Alfredo Lèal was born in Tlalpan, Mexico City, in 1985. He has a degree in Modern Languages and Literatures (French Letters) and a Master of Arts (Modern French Letters) from UNAM. He is a storyteller and writer. He has published the volume of stories The species that unites us, and the novels Carta a Isobel and La vida escondida a la vida, books in which he explores the limits of metafictional prose. He has collaborated in the magazines Blancomóvil, Metapolítica, Pleigo16, Option, Lenguaraz and Supplement of Books. Her book of short stories Ohio won the National Young Narrative Award María Luisa Puga in 2006. She has been a fellow of the Foundation for Mexican Literature (2005-2006), FONCA (2011-2012) and IFAL (2013).