„I like to think that I am not a slave of life that has the writing as a hobby; but that I am a writer that takes as a hobby the fact of being a slave of life, since that is the only true way to learn to write.“

About the author

Ricardo Luna Parra (Cuauhtémoc City, Chihuahua, Mexico; 1988) is a writer of poetry, short stories and novels, of fantastic, dark and surreal genre; finalist and winner of international literary contests, with publications in Amazon and Spain.


  • Selected at the “II Epitaphs Contest of Torrero Cemetery”

Text: (epitaph)

Zaragoza, Spain (2020)


  • Poem published in the fanzine “Rebeldía y Kaos”

Text: “Y si no…”

Chihuahua, Mexico (2019)


  • Winner of the “XX Poetry Prize - Aurelio Guirao”

Text: “Toska: Una biopsia al alma”

Cieza, Murcia, Spain (2018)


  • Novel published for Kindle e-book and printed version

Text: “El suicidio de los Shinigamis”

Amazon (2017)


  • Short tale published for Kindle e-book

Text: “¿Sí o no, Liliana?”

Amazon (2017)


  • Pre-selected at the “XI Lucian Freud Prize”

Text: “Síndrome del miembro amputado”

Buenos Aires, Argentina (2017)


  • Finalist of the “XV Short Tale Contest - Villa de Torrecampo”

Text: “a.m.”

Torrecampo, Spain (2015)


  • Finalist of the “X Poetry Prize - Fray Luis de León"

Text: “Schatten

Province of Cuenca, Spain (2014)


His hobbies include playing classic guitar, practicing iaidō, art and independent cinema, and the study of languages (today, he speaks Spanish, English, German and is a Japanese learner).

Ricardo Luna lives in Chihuahua City, Mexico, with his wife Marcelita.

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