Diego Enrique Osorno


Diego Enrique Osorno (Monterey, Mexico, 1980) is a writer and journalist. He has witnessed and told the stories of some of the main conflicts of the twenty-first century in Mexico and other Latin American countries. According to the Gabriel García Márquez Foundation for New Ibero-American Journalism, he is one of the New Chroniclers of the Indies. His texts, which fall within the journalistic genre known as narrative journalism, have been included in anthologies published in the United States, Cuba, the United Kingdom, Spain, Venezuela, and other countries. Some of his books, such as El Cártel de Sinaloa [The Sinaloa cartel] (2009), La Guerra de los Zetas [The war of the Zetas] (2012), and Contra Estados Unidos [Against the United States] (2014) have appeared on the annual lists of the best nonfiction literature of the newspaper Reforma. Besides publishing chronicles and reports in outlets like GatopardoL’Espresso, Proceso, Newsweek, Internazionale, Letras Libres, Courrier International, Etiqueta Negra, VICE and El Universal, he has directed documentaries over current events, highlighting what Osorno calls "the Mexican abyss."


  • Sonoran Sunset
    Nobody knows if the urn belongs to the funeral home or the district attorney. The first time I came, I didn’t want to get close. I stayed just outside the grave. The situation was very strange. I felt...

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