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Bernardo Fernández, AKA “Bef,” is a novelist and comic book artist living in Mexico City. Among other books, he’s published three science fiction novels and a noir novel that have been translated into several languages (but not yet into English). One of his short stories is included in the noir fiction anthology Mexico City Noir, published by Akashic Books (NYC) and another one in the SF anthology Three Messages And A Warning (Small Beer Press). His novels have been awarded several literary prizes in Mexico and Spain. His latest book is Uncle Bill, a grahic novel about William Burroughs' Mexican period and the accidental murder of Joan Vollmer. You can follow him on Twitter at @monorama.

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