About Raquel Castro

Raquel Castro (Mexico City, 1976-) is an author and cultural promoter. Her novels include Ojos llenos de sombra (2012), Lejos de casa (2013), and Dark Doll (2014). She is a two-time winner of the National Journalism Prize, and in 2012 won the Gran Angular Prize for Young-Adult literature. Her short fiction has appeared in English translation in a variety of journals and magazines in the United States and England. She blogs at http://raxxie.com and hosts, with husband and fellow author Alberto Chimal, a literature-based vlog on their YouTube channel, “Alberto y Raquel.”