Jorge Comensal (Ciudad de México, 1987) is a narrator and essayist. He is the author of the novels Las mutaciones (México, Antílope, 2016), published in ten languages, and Este vacío que hierve (México, Alfaguara, 2022), and of the essay on reading habits Yonquis de las letras (Madrid, La Huerta Grande, 2017) as well as a biographical essay on the biologist Isaac Ochoterena. Comensal publishes personal essays, chronicles, and articles on environmental activism in magazines such as Letras Libres, Este País, Nexos, The Paris Review and The Literary Review. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Magazine of the University of Mexico and environmental advisor of the magazine Este País. He has been a fellow of the Foundation for Mexican Letters and the National Fund for Culture and the Arts. He studied Hispanic Language and Literature at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. During the spring of 2021 Comensal was a resident of the Fondation Jan Michalski pour l’écriture et la littérature in Montricher, Switzerland. He is currently working on a collection of environmentalist chronicles.