José Ignacio Valenzuela, is a writer and screenwriter from Santiago de Chile that studied Literature and Aesthetics at the Catholic University of Chile. He has developed a vast career as a novelist and movie and television screenwriter, in Chile, Mexico and North America. Among his published works stand-out the short story collection “With Night Upon Us” (Chile, 1999) and the novels “What Happened with Sofia Alcantara” (Chile, 1996),“The Edge of your Skin” (Puerto Rico, 2006) and “The Case of the Actress No One Wanted or Liked” (Alfaguara, 2007). In 2011 he initiated The Heartbreak Trilogy with the first book entitled "Until the End of the World" (Alfaguara, 2011).
At present he divides his time between his work as a writer and professor teaching three master-level classes on Screenwriting at the Sagrado Corazón Univeristy of Puerto Rico, and the numerous lectures and seminars that he imparts in different Latin American countries.