Jorge Comensal was born in Mexico City in 1987. He has received grants from the Fundación para las Letras Mexicanas and the Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes. His work has appeared in Letras Libres, Este País, Nexos, Revista de la Universidad de México, VICE, The Literary Review, and The Paris Review. His essay Yonquis de las letras was published in Spain in 2017. The Mutations is his first novel.