Eloy Urroz is novelist, poet and essay writer. He studied for a degree in Hispanic Language and Literature at UNAM, Mexico and took his doctorate at the University of California, USA. Currently he is professor of Latin American Literature for the Citadel, South Carolina, USA. He has published the following novels; Las leyes que el amor elige(The Laws that Love Chooses, 1993), Las Rémoras (Las Rémoras, 1996), Herir tu fiera carne (To Scorn your Wild Flesh, 1997), Las almas abatidas (Despondent Souls, 2000), Un siglo detrás de mí(A Century after Me, 2004), Fricción (Friction, 2008), and La familia interrumpida (The Family Interrupted, 2011). He is co-author of Tres bosquejos del mal(Three Evil Sketches, 1994) and Crack, Instrucciones de uso (Crack, Users Manual, 2005). He has written various essay and poetry books. His work has been translated into several languages.