Benjamín Valdivia is author of more than fifty books (poetry, fiction, short story, drama, and essay, both literary and academic). His works have received international prizes and recognition. He translates works from English, French, Portuguese, Italian, German and Latin. He is also an actor and a musician. At present, he resides in Guanajuato, Mexico conducting the PhD in Arts for the prestigious University of Guanajuato. Formerly, he was chairman of the Cervantes Research Center in the same city, and editor of the “Revista de Estudios Cervantinos” virtual magazine.