Julián Herbert | Granta Magazine

Julián Herbert

Julián Herbert was born in Acapulco, Mexico. His works include several poetry collections, along with the novels Un mundo infiel (An Unfaithful World) and La casa del dolor ajeno (The House of the Pain of Others). His work has garnered numerous prizes, including the Gilberto Owen Poetry Prize and the Juan José Arreola Short Story award. ‘Users Manual’ is taken from the story collection Cocaina: Manual del Usuario (Cocaine: A User’s Manual).