Juan Miguel Álvarez
Juan Miguel Álvarez (Bogotá, 1977), is an independent reporter on culture and human rights. He writes for different print and online magazines and is an editor at Baudó Agencia Pública. He is the author of Verde tierra calcinada, a book that was recognized as one of the best Colombian books of 2018. He also wrote the non-fiction book Balas por encargo (2013) and contributed to the anthology Lugar de tránsito (2021). Aside from receiving recognition from the guild in his country, he was a finalist for the Premio Gabo in 2015 and 2017, and for the True Story Award in 2019. He lives in Pereira.