Raúl Gallardo Flores was born in 1982 in León, Guanajuato. In 2008, he won the award for best sci-fi/fantasy short screenplay at the Action on Film festival in Pasadena, California. In 2009, his screenplay "Pretending" was a finalist in the Festival of Guanajuato Expression in Short. His poems and stories have appeared in Pens on Fire, Neon Magazine, The Cynic Online Magazine, and The IMPpress, and he was a finalist in the Wergle Flomp Humor poetry competition. You can purchase his book The Absurd Rules of Life on Apple and Amazon platforms in English and Spanish.