“La libertad y la esperanza” © 2020 by Francisco de la Mora. By arrangement with the author. Translation © 2020 by Nina Perrotta. All rights reserved.
Francisco de la Mora is a comics creator. For the last ten years he has developed a career in scriptwriting, editing, and publishing comics in various forms, from graphic novels to one-page comics, working on collaboration with a number of illustrators from around the world. From January 2018, he has drawn a monthly piece for the Hackney Citizen, a newspaper that won the Niche Market Newspaper of the Year award at the British News Awards 2019. He is the creator of the eight-volume comic adaptation of the book A Brief History of Mexico and his graphic novel about the life of the Mexican painter Diego Rivera will be published in 2021.
Nina Perrotta is a literary translator and current assistant editor at Words Without Borders. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in publications including the Iowa Review and the Nashville Review. She recently completed a Fulbright grant in Curitiba, Brazil.